Transforming metadata into linked data to improve digital collection discoverability: A CONTENTdm Pilot Project

by Greta Bahnemann, Michael Carroll, Paul Clough, Mario Einaudi, Chatham Ewing, Jeff Mixter, Jason Roy, Holly Tomren, Bruce Washburn, Elliot Williams Cleveland Public Library partnered with OCLC and four other partner institutions to investigate methods for—and the feasibility of—transforming metadata into linked data to improve the discoverability and management of digitized cultural materials. Transforming Metadata into Linked Data to Improve Digital…

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RE-OPENED: Seeking Applicants for State Literacy Award 2021

The Ohio Center for the Book is seeking nominations of nonprofit Ohio organizations that promote literacy and/or reading in their local community or the state to be considered for the 2021 Library of Congress State Literacy Awards. The awards are granted by the Library of Congress, through the generous support of David. M. Rubenstein, to nonprofit organizations/programs that have made…

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Cleveland Public Library Joins My Brother’s Keeper Ohio to Welcome Kwame Alexander, Author of Crossover

Join us, Cuyahoga County Public Library, and The Ohio Library Council for a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander on Monday, January 25 at 6 p.m. Alexander wrote The Crossover, which won the 2015 Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Honor Award. He will discuss his life’s journey, the power of books, and the value of reading. The…

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Cleveland Public Library Closes Downtown Locations Ahead of Presidential Inauguration

Cleveland Public Library’s downtown locations are temporarily closed on Inauguration Day. It is our sincere hope that the transition of power is peaceful across the country, but out of an abundance of caution for our staff and patrons, the Library is issuing a special closing for its Main Library and Louis Stokes Wing. Our 27 neighborhood branches will remain open…

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