- Marie Kennedy is the Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. This blog is about organization, librarianship, and sometimes monkeys and/or bananas.
Category Archives: metadata
My master’s thesis used a web survey to gather textual descriptions of photographs from image professionals. I had grand interest in the way people may describe a color image, compared to a black-and-white image, imagining that the word choices for … Continue reading →
A team I put together at our library was lucky enough to snag a small grant from the university’s Office of Intercultural Affairs to support our work on assessing the diversity of our e-collection, a phased project. We were inspired … Continue reading →
Libraries typically use the COUNTER standard to count the “use” of e-content, but we know there are other ways to describe a use. This comic shows three alternatives.
i recently asked academic librarians via a survey in which two journals they regularly read research-based articles. around 200 respondents noted that they read “college & research libraries,” but gave me lots of variation in that title. here’s what was … Continue reading →
A while back I posted about the launch of data.gov. Now there’s a site to get government data from that aggregates the data.gov data, along with others sets: “We aggregate sources from: data.gov, data.dc.gov, utah.gov, datasf.org, texas.gov, texastransparency.gov, and the … Continue reading →