Cataloging: U Miami Special Collections

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Posts by Allison Jai O'Dell, Special Collections Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, and Adolfo Barandiaran, Metadata Assistant for the Cuban Heritage Collection. We feature books, prints, zines, photos, and archives from our collections and around Miami

Multilingual Bookbinding and Conservation Dictionary →

The best news all week!  The Multilingual Bookbinding and Conservation Dictionary is now a wiki.  

— 1 week ago with 7 notes
#bookbinding  #book art  #bibliography  #cataloging  #tumblarians 
Special Collections Cataloging Finds →

I have a subject guide!  Browse all the cool stuff in U.Miami special collections

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#special collections  #tumblarians  #libraries  #rare books  #miami 
From a handmade book on ancient Egypt by second grade students. That camel looks exceedingly delighted by life.
[Catalog Record] - U.Miami Special Collections

From a handmade book on ancient Egypt by second grade students. That camel looks exceedingly delighted by life.

[Catalog Record] - U.Miami Special Collections

— 2 weeks ago with 2 notes
#book art  #art in schools  #ancient egypt 
All the squees!  Now at U.Miami Special Collections:
Tiller: a bimonthly devoted to the arts and crafts movement
Edited by Robert Edwards and printed by Henry Morris.
[Catalog Record]

All the squees!  Now at U.Miami Special Collections:

Tiller: a bimonthly devoted to the arts and crafts movement

Edited by Robert Edwards and printed by Henry Morris.

[Catalog Record]

— 3 weeks ago
#arts and crafts  #book art  #fine press  #private press 
Handmade book by first grade students at W.J. Bryan Elementary in North Miami. The setting is Outer Space.
At U.Miami Special Collections
[Catalog Record]

Handmade book by first grade students at W.J. Bryan Elementary in North Miami. The setting is Outer Space.

At U.Miami Special Collections

[Catalog Record]

— 3 weeks ago with 1 note
#book art  #artists' books  #art in schools 

Arthur Jaffe and the jaffecenterforbookarts being awesome, as usual.

— 3 weeks ago
#Jaffe Center for Book Arts  #book art  #artists' books 
I’M IN MIAMI BITCH!  
The fabuloso photobook by the awesome Andrew Kaufman is now available at U.Miami Special Collections.
[Catalog Record]

I’M IN MIAMI BITCH!  

The fabuloso photobook by the awesome Andrew Kaufman is now available at U.Miami Special Collections.

[Catalog Record]

— 3 weeks ago with 2 notes
#miami  #street art  #Wynwood  #graffiti 
Big Magazine →

Loving, loving the photography and social commentary in Big Magazine.

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I want this for my bedtime reading. 
Other People’s Books: Association Copies and the Stories They Tell
[catalog record] U.Miami Special Collections

I want this for my bedtime reading. 

Other People’s Books: Association Copies and the Stories They Tell

[catalog record] U.Miami Special Collections

— 1 month ago with 1 note
#special collections  #rare books  #provenance  #bibliophile  #book lover 
New acquisition!  The Black Panther Intercommunal News Service …off to cataloging. Should be ready for reading soon, kids!

New acquisition!  The Black Panther Intercommunal News Service …off to cataloging. Should be ready for reading soon, kids!

— 1 month ago with 4 notes
#black panthers  #special collections 
I am *loving* the illustrations by Andrew Hudson for The Hurtless Trees.
[catalog record]  University of Miami Special Collections

I am *loving* the illustrations by Andrew Hudson for The Hurtless Trees.

[catalog record]  University of Miami Special Collections

— 1 month ago
#Andrew Hudson  #drawing  #the movement  #special collections 
Steve says it’s like Party City circa 1908.
COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Ball and Cotillon Articles Decorations
On the U.Miami Libraries Blog

Steve says it’s like Party City circa 1908.

COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Ball and Cotillon Articles Decorations

On the U.Miami Libraries Blog

— 1 month ago with 2 notes
#tumblarians  #vintage  #cotillion  #rare books  #special collections 
Young Visitors Encouraged to Archive Their Lives
@ University of Miami Special Collections

Archive all the things!

Young Visitors Encouraged to Archive Their Lives

@ University of Miami Special Collections

Archive all the things!

— 1 month ago with 3 notes
#tumblarians  #archives  #outreach  #libraries 
On BIBFRAME Interfaces →

The Application of Linked Data in Libraries

AKA, Pathways for the future of awesome.

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#BIBFRAME  #tumblarians  #libraries 
Cataloger 3.0: Competencies and Education for the BIBFRAME Catalog →

Wherein your local tumblarian goes super nerdy/theoretical on making library metadata more awesome.

— 1 month ago with 24 notes
#tumblarians  #libraries  #cataloging