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  Mark Matienzo: When basil has gone to seed: contemplative pesto We are growing three kinds of basil in our garden: “regular” basil, purple basil, and Magic Mountain basil. The regular basil and Magic Mountain basil have been thriving quite a bit; the purple basil, less so, as it is growing at the base of the regular basil plant. But the … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-09-21By Mark A. Matienzo DuraSpace News: Recording Available: ArchivesDirect Overview Webinar On Wednesday, September 19, 2018 … Read More

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  DuraSpace News: Recording Available: ArchivesDirect Overview Webinar On Wednesday, September 19, 2018 DuraSpace hosted a community webinar, “ArchivesDirect Overview: Standards-Based Preservation with Hosted Archivematica.”  Sarah Romkey, Archivematica Program Manager from Artefactual Systems and Heather Greer Klein, Services Coordinator from DuraSpace presented an overview of ArchivesDirect, a hosted instance of Archivematica that includes DuraCloud preservation storage and is provided by DuraSpace in partnership with Artefactual Systems.  The webinar highlighted … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-09-21By Kristi Searle Open Knowledge Foundation: Empowering Portugal’s bombeiros with open data How Fogos.pt is providing an accessible … Read More

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  LITA: Jobs in Information Technology: September 19, 2018 New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks. New This Week Colorado College, Digital Scholarship & Repository Librarian, Colorado Springs, CO Colorado College, … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-09-19By Mark Beatty In the Library, With the Lead Pipe: Beyond saints, spies and salespeople: new analogies … Read More

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  Mark Matienzo: Evidence of Them: Digitization, Preservation, and Labor This is a lightly edited version of the presentation I gave as part of as a part of Session 507: Digitization IS/NOT Preservation at the 2018 Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting. The session was overall pure fire, with thoughtful, funny, provocative, and challenging presentations by Julia Kim, Frances Harrell, … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-09-14By Mark A. Matienzo District Dispatch: Subcommittee calls for FY2019 library funding increases Late on September … Read More

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  Digital Library Federation: Human scale web collecting for individuals and institutions: A Learn@DLF Workshop The following post was contributed by Anna Perricci, who will lead the Human scale web collecting for individuals and institutions (Webrecorder workshop) at Learn@DLF: a day of workshops preceeding the 2018 DLF Forum. Email us at forum@diglib.org to add it to your existing registration! Anna (@AnnaPerricci) is Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships, Webrecorder … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-09-13By Becca Quon David Rosenthal: Blockchain Solves Preservation! We’re in a period when … Read More

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