“From Legacy Data to Linked Data: Preparing Libraries for Web 3.0,” drew enough of an audience that some had to listen from the hallway.
Data objects and agents already have identifiers, explained Diane Hillmann of the Information Institute of Syracuse and Metadata Management Associates. In linked data, however, relationships between data also have identifiers.
Opening General Session speaker Christie Hefner drew a clear parallel between businesses and libraries in terms of what they need to do to survive. She noted how, as Playboy CEO, she came to the conclusion that the company “didn’t want to be a magazine company—we wanted to be a company that represented a style of content.” That led Playboy to expand to television in the 1980s, the internet in the 90s, and mobile devices today.
The RUSAMARS Hot Topics Discussion Group presented a panel discussion on screencasting Saturday: “Casting a Wide Net: Using Screencasts to Reach and Teach Library Users.” Committee co-chair Michelle Jacobs was not in attendance, so–appropriately enough–she introduced the session via screencast.
The RUSA MARS Hot Topics Discussion Group presented a panel discussion on screencasting Saturday: "Casting a Wide Net: Using Screencasts to Reach and Teach Library Users." Committee co-chair Michelle Jacobs was not in attendance, so--appropriately enough--she introduced the session via screencast.
Eric Frierson of the University of Texas at Arlington demonstrated how his library's online catalo