Think Clearly Blog
Think Clearly Blog
Interview with the author: Cortada on the Information Revolution
Interview with author of history of how information increased in quantity and variety during past 200 years, how that happened, why, and impact today
Digitization Planning and Cost Projection
Organizations rely on best practices to justify the investments made in digitization projects; strategic planning, management, realistic cost estimates
The Five Cs of KM: Curate, Part 4—How to Curate
Knowledge curators are custodians of organizational knowledge and knowledge bases, going beyond prior librarian and information specialist roles
Lucidea: One of KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter
Lucidea named to KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management, for pioneering solutions for knowledge-intensive clients
Evaluating the Format of Museum Data
The format of museum data impacts the ability to successfully migrate data from one museum CMS to another; tips for data schema, fields, export
Generative AI; Relevance to Librarians
Generative AI can be used in libraries in databases, in the chat systems librarians use, and in cataloging.
Selection Criteria for Digitization
Aesthetic, evidential, informational, intrinsic, and artifactual values, influence selection for archival digitization.
The Five Cs of KM: Curate, Part 3 — Online Discussions and What Else to Curate
KM professionals should curate online threaded discussions (important components of any knowledge management program) for easy discovery by users
Evaluating the Quality of Museum Data
Tips to make sure your museum data is good quality; the cleaner it is, the easier to migrate seamlessly from one CMS or spreadsheet to another CMS.
Interview with the Authors: Aspray and Cortada, Authenticity and Misinformation
Interview with the authors of a book that explores the nature of authenticity and misinformation through the lens of heritage tourism
Issues to Consider Before Digitization
Prior to archival digitization, archivists should address areas of concern: publicity, privacy, copyright, legal matters, including international laws
The Five Cs of KM: Curate, Part 2—FAQs
Knowledge managers, information specialists, and special librarians curate lists of frequently asked questions (FAQs) along with definitive answers.
How to Prepare for a New Museum CMS
Covers preparing museum data so migrating to a new CMS is smooth; tools and strategies exist; success depends on quality and shape of museum data.