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The World of Cataloging

Last Modified: 22 March 2012
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Links to basic cataloging resources, discussions on cataloging, and the most recent developments.

Amazon Kindle, Breakthrough in eBook Readers

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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William Lund of Brigham Young University reviews Amazon's newly released ebook reader, Kindle, and compares it to other ebook readers.

Best Practices and Planning for Digitization Projects

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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The success of a project is generally in proportion to the time spent in planning the project. To help you avoid some of the pitfalls here are some recommendations and resources for planning a digital imaging project.

Book repair videos

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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Three short videos on book repair

CML prepares to receive another genealogy collection!

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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The Palatines to America Society, which specializes in German ancestral research, has selected CML to receive their unique collection. It includes materials from areas in Switzerland, Austria, France and Poland where significant German-speaking populations lived. Once processed, the collection will be made available to public sometime in early 2009.

Collection Development Resources Online

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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Here's a starter list of resources to help you sift through the flood of collection possibilities.

Community History Goes Digital

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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A recording of the online workshop on digitizing community history collections. Stuart Hinds, Web Content Developer for the Johnson County Library (KS), gives an overview of the digitization process, insights into what works, and lessons learned, followed by a rich question and comment session with the live audience. Size: ~6 MB