Today I loaded three new pages of How-To material: one on slide scanning, a second on choosing a digital camera, the third on desktop image-management software. All make for gripping reading.
For anyone who writes with footnotes, Zotero is a fabulous tool. With a click of a mouse, it imports catalog records from a library database, or JSTOR, or even Amazon, allowing a scholar to create a personal reference datbase on his desktop. Better still, it permits extensive annotations, keyword tagging, and hyperlinks both to other […]
Metadata is central to the work of librarians and others who work extensively with digital information. It needs to be understood, as well, by architectural historians who work with digital files of any kind, especially images (see 7 Steps to Understanding XMP Metadata). Metadata is descriptive information. It is whatever you used to scrawl on a […]