Considerations for Weeding a Digital Asset Collection:

What is the original or most stable asset file type?

A lossless non-proprietary format is recommended over a proprietary and lossy format because the original and decompressed data is considered more archivally sound and preferred by a library or archival unit.
example: a lossless TIFF is considered better than a JPEG because it is a lossless non-proprietary […]

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Controlled Vocabulary Deployment and DAM

If you are using spreadsheet software like MS Excel to create a hierarchical CV there can be a lot of flexibility in deploying your controlled vocabulary to your DAM

Most DAM programs will allow for the import of a CV as a plain text document, though sometimes there are certain formatting rules that need to be […]

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How We Would Tag It:

Last week we posted a picture. We asked how you would tag it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is how we would do it:

Broad Term
Narrower Term 1
Narrower Term 2

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

FOOD

GARLIC

BUILDINGS & SPACES

OUTDOOR SPACES

FIELDS

FARMS

DEMOGRAPHICS

ETHNICITIES

SOUTH ASIAN

GENDER & AGE

MID-ADULT (25-45)

CHILDREN (0-12)

NUMBER OF PEOPLE

LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE (+7)

OCCUPATIONS

FARMERS

GEOGRAPHIC PLACES

THAILAND

PHOTOGRAPHIC TERMS

SELECT FOCUS

GROUP PORTRAIT

PHOTOGRAPHIC SETTINGS

FARMSCAPE

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