The Curator October 25 2017 issue

The Curator: October 25, 2017

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Librarians are gods (and goddesses!)

Librarians are gods in a number of areas—literature, history, culture, research and now, digital information. Phil Spiegel, a god himself in digital and media asset management, recently participated in a webinar by the Center for Research Libraries. He discussed the work his team is doing for a major news / entertainment broadcaster (and LibSource client) and why librarians are a “must have” DAM / MAM resource.

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Technology must read list

John DiGilio delves into artificial intelligence, analytics, the industrialization of library services and other technology trends. Get updated quick on new research tools and make sure you’re paying attention to the technologies that will be shaping librarianship and the legal profession in the coming years.

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Digital 10K scanner

PRO-TEK first company in the world to possess 10K film scanner

PRO-TEK is one of the leading providers in the world of film preservation services, and now we can add one more offering to our menu: high speed, high resolution film scanning for digital archiving and monetization. Film Archivist Michael Cahill talks about the new powers bestowed upon us by the Lasergraphics Director 10K digital scanner.

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Contemporary filmmaker on preserving America’s film heritage

Contemporary filmmaker on preserving America’s film heritage

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden will host a conversation with successful filmmaker Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk, Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Knight) on Thursday, November 2, in Washington, D.C. He will discuss his personal experiences as director, writer, producer and film preservationist. Nolan continues to shoot film in a digital age, and he is a member of the National Film Preservation Board, established by the Library of Congress to ensure the survival, conservation, and public availability of America’s film heritage. 

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