Organizing stickers at home and online

I should have done this months ago, but I’m finally starting to organize the thousands of stickers at home, as well as the stickers in the digital database (numbering ~2,000 at present, with several hundred or possibly another 1,000) to add later/soon.  Now that I’m using the CONTENTdm software in their “Project Client,” I can add multiple items more quickly, and, even better, I can add columns of metadata related to the items (stickers).  Pretty exciting from the kitteh perspective!

I’m also creating an Excel worksheet to keep track of workflow, with a current total of 11 columns, including: file numbers, source, total number/format of image files per folder, archived in mylar pockets?,  where are sticker notebooks? loaded into CDM?, temporary location of image files, image modifications before archiving?, location of archived image files, and back-up location of  image files.  The whole thing is starting to get out of hand, so if I don’t start to take care of it now, I’m toast.

Here below is an image of the CONTENTdm software, in which I have created fields for metadata.  I currently have 39 fields, but some of them are for the actual stickers and some are for the digital image files.  With an online database (or even using old-style 3×5 cards), one needs to maintain information about the object itself (the actual stickers) as well as “information about the information” (i.e., metadata).

0 Responses to “Organizing stickers at home and online”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Categories

Archives

Flickr Photos

2014_easytiger_03_001

2014_easytiger_03_002

2014_easytiger_03_003

More Photos
January 2010
S M T W T F S
« Dec   Feb »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: