Do Folksonomies Belong in Your DAM?
Most of us rely on tags to organize our personal files on our computers and social media sites. I wonder, though, whether social tagging – the collaborative act of tagging digital content with user-generated terms – has a place in the world of enterprise DAM. Social tagging is a contentious issue, especially in the DAM … [Read more…]
DAM users should be responsible for creating metadata during the key moments they interact with a digital asset. If you are planning to launch a DAM or ECM system, you are probably thinking about how your metadata will be created and applied. A good place to start is by examining your company’s digital content lifecycle. … [Read more…]
Research Guide Update: Introduction to Describing Digital Video
I recently added three new resources to my research guide about descriptive metadata for video. These cover: shot-level cataloguing guide to creating an metadata application profile cataloguing rich media using AACR2 and RDA Direct links to the resources have been included where available. Happy reading! http://libraryschool.libguidescms.com/content.php?pid=545588 (Link opens a new page or tab)
Research Guide: Introduction to Describing Digital Video
I have been gathering a list of resources about descriptive metadata for video during these past two years. Rather than keep it hidden, I want to share it with you. That’s why I’ve created a research guide, a curated record of my favorite reads. It is geared towards librarians, digital asset managers, and DAM consultants … [Read more…]
What is a Collections Management System?
While composing a recent post I searched for a reliable online definition for a museum Collections Management System, sometimes referred to as a CMS, here disambiguated from a Content Management System. I was surprised to find none readily available on any independently governed web site (unaffiliated with any institution or product/service vendor). This tool is … [Read more…]