Miriam Meislik Lee

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Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Growing your own herbs can be very rewarding and enjoyable, but a few little things can make it frustrating as well. Learn ten mistakes new herb …

The ‘Secret’ Sliders for Getting Fast, Smooth Selections in Photoshop

Want to improve your selection game in Photoshop? Here’s an 8-minute video from PiXimperfect that points out some “secret” sliders in Adobe Photoshop …

'We Shall Overcome’ Verse Not Under Copyright, Judge Rules

A federal judge on Friday struck down the copyright for part of the civil rights anthem “We Shall Overcome,” saying that the song’s adaptation from an older work — including changing “will” to “shall” — was not original enough to qualify for protection.<p>The case is the latest one to cancel the …

The Importance of the Photograph

My father passed away a month ago, and his birthday was on August 31st. I’m letting that sink in. Death is never easy and for those that have lost a …

I Learned to Take Better Photos By Digging Into My Camera's Exposure Settings

I shoved my phone in my husband’s face to show him a picture I’d taken of the New York skyline. “It’s good, right?” I asked, way too proud of myself …

The Family Curator is at it again!

When I need a quick photo for a blog post or a high-quality digital image of a favorite heirloom, the SHOTBOX tabletop photo studio is my go-to …

Digital Preservation Coalition Publishes New Edition of Digital Preservation Handbook, Full Text Available Online

This new edition was formally released yesterday in York, England.<p>Available free of charge on the Digital Preservation Coalition website, the newly …

The future of preserving the past

<i>The National Archives and Records Administration is at a turning point</i> — <i>in a few short years they will be taking in more digital records than</i> …

Why long-term digital preservation tops the list of hottest topics for information management in 2017

The world of information management is fast-moving, driven by rapid advancements in technology - and the biggest challenge in 2017 will be how to …

GDPR

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.The legal …

Libraries laud appeals court affirmation that mass book digitization by Google is 'fair use'

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today ruled in <i>Authors Guild v. Google</i> that Google Book’s mass digital indexing of …

The Irony of Writing Online About Digital Preservation

Last month, The Atlantic published a lengthy article about information that is lost on the web. That story itself is in jeopardy.<p>Recently, Adrienne LaFrance wrote in <i>The Atlantic</i> about the digital death and rebirth of a story that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2008. Because “The Crossing,” a …

Databases

Old formats, new challenges: preservation in the digital world

Photo by Dino Osmic/Shutterstock image<p>METRO DETROIT — Floppy disks, videotapes and books all have one thing in common — without proper preservation, …

Exactly: A New Tool to Safely Transfer Born Digital Material to the Archive

In Celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, I want to offer you a sneak peak at a new tool we have developed and are readying for release. …

Archives

‘The Digital Renaissance of Work’ shortlisted as Management Book of the Year 2016

London, UK – October 26, 2015: The Digital Renaissance of Work: Delivering digital workplaces fit for the future

Literary Prizes

Hardscaping 101: Edible Gardens

There’s a reason more than half of all gardeners plan to grow edibles this year. Food you grow tastes better, is healthier for you, and fills you …