As promised, the first post on the steps to creating accessible formats. Continue reading Accessible Format Production: Part 1 & 2 Scanning and Creating Text-Readable PDF
I have been meaning to post a series of post on how to create accessible formats, so here’s the overview. Continue reading Accessible Format Production: Overview on Creating Accessible Formats
A lot of users don’t understand the sometimes lack of interoperability of zip files depending on how they zip things. In other cases, someone might know that automating or batch zipping is possible but don’t realize how easy it can be. Continue reading Zipping Files for Distribution: on Mac & In a Batch on Windows
I started drafting something similar to this post for our website and decided to make it a blog post first. People ask me all the time about accessible formats (aka alternate formats) and the differences between the various types. Continue reading A Rundown on Accessible (Alternate) Formats
It’s come up recently that we might consider revising our logo. I saw a coworker playing around with it and thought I’d give it a try. Continue reading Musing: Playing Around with the NNELS Logo
Was supposed to post this last week, but didn’t actually have time. Big thanks to Terry Reese (MarcEdit developer) who helped me over twitter of all things. While not the most complicated, I just couldn’t find any documentation on this, so here it is. Continue reading Using MarcEdit to Populate (Sub)fields Using Data from Fixed Fields
I started writing this blog post quite a while ago as you can tell from the intro, but I had forgotten about it and decided to recently finish it.
Listening to the talks at Code4LibBC last week, I began to think about open data and collections, but then starting to also think about the role of libraries and the idea that it’s a public space.
Continue reading Open Everything in Libraries
Can you tell I’ve been doing a lot of MARC work? Continue reading Using Regex in MarcEdit to Fix Repeated Subfields in MARC records
This was originally presented as an online workshop for the Center for Instructional Development & Distance Education, University of Pittsburgh on February 5, 2015. If you’re familiar with my presentations, everything up to and including the introduction to universal design is quite similar to my past presentations (especially the most recent one). However, after that, this presentation focuses solely on creating content, both online (such as using WordPress) and using software (such as Microsoft Word). As you can imagine, this presentation was geared towards non-technical users, going into much more detail on content guidelines than in any of my other presentations, and for UPitt faculty and staff. Continue reading Presentation: Making Accessible Content Easy and Part of Your Work