MmIT Journal May 2015 – available online

A reminder that the May issue (Vol 41, No 2) of MmIT Journal is online.

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Contents include:

News:

  • MMIT Conference preview (September); Internet Librarian International preview (October)

Reviews:

  • Book review: Information and Intrigue
  • Book review: Google Big Query Analytics
  • Book review: Beyond Bibliometrics
  • Site review: Internet Archive Book Images
  • Product review: Corel PaintShop Pro 7

Features

  • Shedding light on digitisation projects
  • Demonstrating the value of the library enquiry service
  • Learning content management systems
  • A sound and vision retrospective part 3: television to video disc

TechRoundUp:

  • Time saving tips; gadgets for people on the move; graphene; affordable gadgets to keep us healthier; cool apps for the holiday season

Other items

  • Winner of the bursary place to the CILIP Conference (July)
Catherine Dhanjal (right), editor of MmIT Journal
Catherine Dhanjal (right), editor of MmIT Journal

Catherine Dhanjal, Managing Editor, Multimedia Information and Technology journal 

catherine.dhanjal@theansweruk.com

Special Issue of MmIT journal on Digitisation

We have produced a special issue on Digitisation which brings together articles on the subject from the journal published since 2011. This covers aspects such as archives, collections, digitisation, preservation and scanners.

Download or view it today on the Cilip website using your usual log in details.

Contents include:

  • The “Digitisation Doctor”: addressing the digitisation divide, August 2013 (Vol 39, No 3)
  • The Institution of Civil Engineers launches online image library, August 2013 (Vol 39, No 3)
  • Digimap: feeding the demand for maps & geospatial data, August 2013 (Vol 39, No 3)
  • Bringing the history of Paris alive with 3D visualisation, August 2013 (Vol 39, No 3)
  • The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) takes to the digital stage, May 2013 (Vol 39, No 2)
  • Creating a digital archive for the Rothschild Reserves, Nov 2012 (Vol 38, No 4)
  • Opening up historical collections with Historypin, Nov 2012 (Vol 38, No 4)
  • Book Review: Collection Development in the Digital Age, Aug 2012 (Vol 38, No 3)
  • Product Review: Plustek Optic Film 8100 Film Scanner, Aug 2012 (Vol 38, No 3)
  • Augmented reality: is it really fit for your purposes? Aug 2012 (Vol 38, No 3)
  • British Newspaper Archive digitisation project, Aug 2012 (Vol 38, No 3)
  • Book Review: Collection Development in the Digital Age, Feb 2012 (Vol 38, No 2)
  • Product Review: Plustek SmartOffice PS286 Plus scanner, Feb 2012 (Vol 38, No 2)
  • Book Review: Virtual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage, Nov 2011 (Vol 37, No 4)
  • Image processing: intensely complex but vitally important, Nov 2011 (Vol 37, No 4)
  • News: Rothschild Foundation archive, Aug 2011 (Vol 37, No 3)
  • News: Axiell CALM collection management system, Aug 2011 (Vol 37, No 3)
  • Augmenting reality at the Natural History Museum, Aug 2011 (Vol 37, No 3)
  • News: digital preservation project, May 2011 (Vol 37, No 2)
  • Book Review: Preparing Collections for Digitization, May 2011 (Vol 37, No 2)
  • News: 1914-18 archive alliance, Feb 2011 (Vol 37, No 1)
  • Book Review: The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping, Feb 2011 (Vol 37, No 1)
  • Accessing collections through online exhibitions, Feb 2011 (Vol 37, No 1)
  • Bluff your way in image management, Feb 2011 (Vol 37, No 1)
  • Planets Project: preserving delicate digital materials, Feb 2011 (Vol 37, No 1).

Coming up in the journal in 2014 – May: Focus on mobile in libraries