Are You a Digital Asset Hoarder or a Digital Curator?

tonympix from

Some digital asset managers are having an identity crisis: should we be completists or discerning collectors? Can we be both? Why this should matter to us As storage costs continue to drop we are encouraged to store everything. To keep up, companies will need to invest more and more money to manage this digital content. … [Read more…]

Teaching is a Leadership Skill

@maglara from

Great librarians, DAM managers included, are great teachers. We show patrons how to find the material they need to complete their projects. We openly share our search strategies and explain the concepts on which they are based. If you haven’t yet heard of Bate’s berrypicking model or Kulthau’s Information Search Process (ISP), we are happy … [Read more…]