Events

Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides

Web design, in the form of creating online research guides, has become a big part of many librarians’ jobs, but we’re rarely taught how to do it well. Most of us learn the nuts and bolts of how to make guides, without learning the principles of how to make them usable — the simple techniques...

$50 – $75

ORCID US Community: Membership Benefits for Non-profit Organizations

ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor Identifier) is a non-profit organization supported by a global community of organizational members, including research organizations, publishers, funders, professional associations, and other stakeholders in the research ecosystem. ORCID provides a free persistent digital identifier (an ORCID iD) for researchers that also serves as a record of their affiliations, activities, funding,...

Free

FADGI Metrics for Still Images, Part 1

LYRASIS Webinar Series: FADGI (Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative): Standards-Compliant Still Image Digitization What makes an image a "good" image? How can image quality be measured in a standards-compliant, repeatable fashion? Digitization consumes resources, and there only may be a single opportunity to convert certain collections; how can we make sure that it is done...

$50 – $75

BibFrame and the Future of MARC Cataloging: An Introduction

This 90-minute session will introduce the Library of Congress’s BibFrame project, the “bibliographic framework” that is intended to replace MARC format as a way to encode cataloging information. It will introduce the concept, characteristics, and features of BibFrame, explain its relationship to current standards and practices, and discuss the possible timeline and process for implementation...

$75 – $100

Health and Safety for Performing Arts Organizations

Safety in the theatre extends to crews, casts, and audience members as well as the venue. This includes performance and rehearsal spaces, shops, and other work spaces. It requires awareness, common sense, and perseverance to eliminate hazards and guard against carelessness. The goal of this webinar is to ensure that a safe, healthy environment is...

Free

DAMS for LAMS: Selecting a Digital Asset Management System for your Library, Archive, or Museum

This class will introduce participants to the basics of digital asset management systems (DAMS) for digital collections. DAMS will be defined, and criteria for choosing a DAMS will be outlined and discussed. Related systems, such as content management systems, will also be briefly covered, to clarify differences between DAMS and other systems. The session will...

$75 – $100