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Concepts and Techniques of Library Science (Part 1) or… How library science can improve your life and the lives of your customers Have you ever bookmarked a site only to go back later and be unable to find that site in your bookmarks? Have you ever bookmarked a site twice?only to wonder why you tagged it the way you did? Have you wondered how you will find the right content to reuse given hundreds of thousands of content library source files? Have you wondered about effective metadata tagging across your team? In this series, you will learn and get your arms around how this can work for you! Bring your questions, bring your content, and we'll show you how to think like a reference librarian and apply it to your situation. This is a three part series. Be sure to register for all three! Part 1 (14 Jul) Video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/FarcebfCvkc Part 2 (11 Aug): https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/923755026 Part 3 (8 Sep): https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/936867714 We will discuss the foundation of library science and how it can help searchers working with an ever-growing library of content. Learn key strategies that will put you in the best position to execute effectively so you and your team can meet the increasing demands of creating, managing, and distributing content TC Dojo Open Session Audience: B - Beginner Cost: Free

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  • Concepts andTechniques of Library Science or.. How library science can improve your life and the lives of your customers Liz Fraley,Single-Sourcing Solutions 7/14/2014TC Dojo Open Session 1
  • Weve broken this presentation into three parts. Today is Part 1: Introduction to Library Science A bit of warning This presentation is typically 60-90 minutes which precedes a 2-day workshop that we give to companies when preparing to help them develop their metadata strategy 7/14/2014 2
  • Heres the situation We have content. They want it. They have content. We want it. How does anyone find what they need?
  • All we need is Metadata Classification Taxonomy Categorization Cataloguers Curation Faceted search Filtering Big Data SubjectScheme Right?
  • Isnt there an easier way? That is so much work
  • Library Science is Information Science Librarians are the original information architects Keepers of content Curate content Preserve content Organize content Make content findable Help people find content units Ultimately, Librarians make sure people can find answers to to their questions Photo by: QuartierLatin1968
  • Library Science Teaches Facilitating content discovery is all about creating and using effective access points Picture by: pathfinderlinden
  • Access Points An access point is anything that you would want to use as way to fetch a certain piece of information An Access Point can be: a search term (keyword) search phrase something as specific as a product number or another coded number that identifies a smaller point (clause in a contract) a date (everything by a person in a certain time period) a title an author a company
  • Then Add: Scope Scope is a way to break up data so you can pull it out and group it in ways that are useful to the users Childrens materials Fiction Non-fiction Spanish You dont necessarily care what the bucket is, you just want a bucket
  • Example: Organizing Principles Photo by: stu_spivack Photo by: magnetbox
  • End of Part One Next time, well get into detail about specific types of access points and how they work together.
  • Questions! While you type in your questions, take a look at whats coming up
  • Dont forget to vote for your choice of upcoming session topics! http://svy.mk/120AaAb Registration Link: In the next TC Dojo Title: Concepts and Techniques of Library Science Part 2! Date: Monday 11 August 2014 Topic: or How library science can improve your life and the lives of your customers. Have you ever bookmarked a site only to go back later and be unable to find that site in your bookmarks? Have you ever bookmarked a site twice only to wonder why you tagged it the way you did? Have you wondered how you will find the right content to reuse given hundreds of thousands of content library source files? In this series, you will learn how to get your arms around how this can work for you! Well talk about specific types of access points in more detail. http://bit.ly/1jI7vsC
  • Dont forget to vote for your choice of upcoming session topics! http://svy.mk/120AaAb Registration Link: In the next Arbortext TC Dojo Title: Best Practices for Arbortext Workspaces in ACM and Windchill Date: Thursday 31 July 2014 Topic: Using workspaces can be a bit confusing from time to time. How do you keep it clean? When should you create a new one? How long should you keep a workspace? How do you know which one to use (if you have several? And, hey, while were at it, why might you have several?) What is a workspace for anyway? In this session, were going to talk about workspaces in Arbortext Content Manager and Windchill, how to use them effectively and what the best practices are for managing them. http://bit.ly/TlRr31
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  • Thanks for coming ! Liz Fraley liz.fraley@single-sourcing.com The video will be posted to our TC Dojo YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/1sUauya If youre an apprentice looking for a journeyman, contact us! info@single-sourcing.com 408-660-3219