DAM and LAM – towards convergence

http://dpconline.org/blog/idpd/dam-and-lam-towards-convergence. This is a blog post written for the International Digital Preservation Day, organised by the Digital Preservation Coalition.  


It’s not just a word

Since starting my new job at Notre Dame in September 2016, I've spent most of the time talking to people, with the goal to gain an understanding of the current state of digital assets management at the University.  My job is to coordinate and develop a campus-wide strategy, and to oversee its implementation. By the … Continue reading It’s not just a word

A lifetime in the digital world

I was first told about the Marie Augusta Neal Papers by a colleague at the University Archives, which were donated to the University of Notre Dame in 1996. The finding aid shows the comprehensiveness and the scale of the collection. The one significant piece of work that underpins Sister Neal's scholarly activity, however, is the … Continue reading A lifetime in the digital world

Have I got news for you

We used to cut articles of interest from newspapers and magazines. Some people still do but much of this activity has now moved online. Newspapers and clippings have been digitised and made available on the web. Newspapers.com, containing 4,600+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s, is an example. Clippings from these  papers seem crowd-sourced. Registered users create … Continue reading Have I got news for you