Library Ethics, Laws, Regulations
Large Libraries and Archives
(Library of Congress
Simplified syntax for LCSH
Medical Subject Heading
Use of numbers and letters to physically arrange books
and other resources on
shelves in stacks
Dewey Decimal Classification
Library Congress Call #
On its way out
Quickly replacing AACR2
Description for archives
Museum documentation or museum registration = cataloging of art and artifacts
Linked Open Vocabularies
Vocabulary can be used with many different encodings.
(Arts & Architecture Thesaurus)
Paul Getty's Categories for the Description of Works of Art
Resource Description Framework
XML schema for authorities
Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard
Metadata Object Description Schema
Society of American Archivists
Systomized Nomenclature of Medical-Clinical Terms
This tools assist in diagramming simple to complex concepts.
This tool will teach you how to calculate the Cosine Similarity (a.k.a. how to calculate the Cosine Measure) of two vectors.
START, the world's first Web-based question answering system, has been on-line and continuously operating since December, 1993.
Snowball is a small string processing language designed for creating stemming algorithms for use in Information Retrieval.
CollectiveAccess is software for describing all manner of things, and allows you to create catalogues that closely conform to your needs without custom programming.
The aim of ROAR (Registry of Open Access Repositories) is to promote the development of open access by providing timely information about the growth and status of repositories throughout the world. Open access to research maximises research access and thereby also research impact, making research more productive and effective.
The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) is the only large-scale digital preservation service that is built to last beyond the life spans of individuals, technological systems, and organizations. DPN provides members of the academy and their successors with assurance that future access to their scholarly resources will be available in the event of disruptive change in administrative or physical institutional environments. By establishing a redundant and varied technical and legal infrastructure the survival, ownership and management of preserved digital content in the future is assured for DPN members
"Founded by professors in 1999, bepress exists to serve academia. We deliver scholarly communications and publishing services for academic institutions, empowering their communities to showcase and share their works for maximum impact. Through our services bepress seeks to link communities of scholars, listen to their needs, and provide solutions to support emerging academic missions and goals."
Open Access (OA) tools to build your own repository.
Improve the digital work place and space. Free trial available.
Mindjet software enables brainstorming and creative problem solving, boosts individual and team productivity and gives users the ability to plan and complete projects more efficiently and effectively.
Step Two Designs is the global thought-leader on intranets.
VMWare allows for purchase of software to install a virtual machine for PC or MAC.
Suggested Online Classes
Social Network Analysis
Open Source Software
Website and Interactive Content Development
E-Learning Tools & Resources
Following are the multimedia Principles that should be considered when authoring e-learning modules:
- words & graphics rather than words alone
- align words to corresponding graphics
- Present words as audio narrative rather than just on-screen text
- Explain visual in audio or test; NOT both
- Extraneous words, music, graphics, audio can HURT learning.
- Personalization / Embodiment
- use coversational style, polite wording, human voice
- Instructional virtual coach usage is subjective
- Sementing / PreTraining
- Break instruction up into chunks & parts
- Optimal total length no longer that 6 minutes