The Digital Asset Management (DAM) Workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore a wide array of topics typically associated with a DAM infrastructure. Topics relevant to content creation, asset management, and dissemination will be presented during the workshop. Over the course of four days participants will have the opportunity to evaluate each topic area presented and develop a concept model based on the needs of the aquatic and marine science community. Several case studies will be presented throughout the course and working in groups, participants will interact with others who have similar asset management needs. Enterprise DAM is a very broad topic where infrastructure development in most cases requires careful assessment of the types of assets created, the ways in which they are used, and careful lifecycle management planning as these issues relate to the specific community of users. Participants should leave the workshop with an understanding of the purpose and value of DAM, the core principles typically associated with this type of system, and have articulated a first-level assessment of DAM needs within the community by creating a conceptual diagram.
Purpose of this course is to introduce students to various tools and techniques for dealing with damage caused to library resources from accidents caused due to natural disasters or human error.
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the numerous types of standard and current works, reference materials, bibliographic sources, and Web portals in the marine sciences. In addition, some historical texts in Oceanography and cruises will be highlighted. The course emphasizes various approaches to searching for information and to the bibliographic structure of disciplines. Students will evaluate sources, search for information, and investigate topics in the marine sciences. Collection development will be discussed. This course will include E-Science Trends – one day course and assignment with an overview of the current landscape and how the Web is being utilized for the advancement of science and scholarly communication. Real-life examples will be given on how major communities such as librarians, publishers, and federal STI program leaders are using the Web to advance scientific knowledge and scholarly communication.
Developing interesting and useful marine information products to populate a library-related website.
- Course Editor / Instructor: Paul Nieuwenhuysen
Students will learn about different types of documents librarians are expected to write and use in the course of their professional careers, including job descriptions, memoranda, letters, reports, proposals, and both popular and scholarly papers. They will learn the elements of professional and scholarly writing and be given practice in writing selected documents, with editorial feedback. Instruction will be given in the peer review process, copyright , manuscript preparation, citation and reference management tools and communicating science to the public. In-class writing practice and critique, and individual class projects.