Innovation@ETH-Bibliothek http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en News und Trends aus der Informationstechnologie und dem Bibliothekswesen Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:35:49 +0000 en-US Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0 hourly 1 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/files/2017/11/innovation@ethbibliothek_180x180-32x32.png Innovation@ETH-Bibliothek http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en 32 32 88907205 Understanding long-term preservation – today and tomorrow http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2018/11/29/welttag-digitale-erhaltung/ Thu, 29 Nov 2018 05:00:07 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=3129 To mark the World Digital Preservation Day we would like to address the topic of long-term preservation. Needless to say, a comprehensive overview is out of the question; the topic is just too diverse and complex. Instead, this blog entry aims to examine long-term preservation as an ongoing and communicative process. Challenges of digital long-term […]

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Blogging – From the idea to the blog entry http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2018/08/30/blogging-von-der-idee-zum-blogbeitrag/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 13:02:04 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=3103 It may seem strange initially to write a blog entry about blogging. But if done well, an entry in a company’s blog can create substantial added value for the reader and the company. How can a blog entry create added value? But the first questions that need to be answered are what it is that […]

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Five steps to a successful web analysis http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2018/01/18/5-schritte-zur-erfolgreichen-webanalyse/ Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:27:07 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=3026 Did you know… 84,8% of users visit the ETH Library website via their desktop? Firefox is the most used browser? with 79,6%, most users are from Switzerland? ETH Library regularly collects anonymous usage figures for its websites and platforms to optimise its user experience. In the process, a statistical analysis of these usage figures is […]

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The new ETH Zurich Web Archive http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/11/29/das-neue-webarchiv-der-eth-zuerich/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 05:00:07 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=2993 A contribution to the first international “Digital Preservation Day” Have you ever tried to access a website only to find that it is not available anymore? The first international Digital Preservation Day aims to raise awareness of new processes and solutions in long-term preservation of cultural heritage in the digital age. ETH Library is also […]

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Reaching out to new users. ETH Library’s archives in the world of Wikimedia http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/09/12/reaching-out-to-new-users-eth-librarys-archives-in-the-world-of-wikimedia/ Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:24:17 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=2924 “Going where the most users are.” This motto is a central element of the mediation strategy of ETH Library’s archives. Its implementation includes the multifaceted collaboration with Wikimedia and its partly global, partly language-region-based projects. Mass uploading of holdings to Wikimedia Commons The decision was made in late 2015: in parallel to its own platform […]

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geodata4edu.ch: user-oriented access to geodata http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/08/02/geodata4edu-ch-user-oriented-access-to-geodata/ Wed, 02 Aug 2017 06:21:20 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=2901 Geodata is becoming an increasingly more central resource in research and teaching. The question as to how university members can reach the data they need easily is becoming ever more prominent: different data formats, data structure or even legal aspects hamper the availability of this information. Development of geodata4edu.ch: metadata catalogue and services The recently […]

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Outlook for libraries in the year 2027 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/07/12/ausblick-auf-bibliotheken-im-jahr-2027/ Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:49:10 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=2856 Review of Hands-On Lab I at the 106th Bibliothekartag The NMC Horizon Report 2017 > Library Edition published in March served as a springboard for the hands-on lab “Outlook for libraries in the year 2027“ held against the backdrop of the 106th Bibliothekartag in Frankfurt. The workshop was designed to test which ideas a group of people […]

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The “right” file format – and everything’s rosy? http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/04/03/das-richtige-dateiformat-und-alles-ist-in-butter/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:09:11 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=2790 One crucial factor in the preservation of research data is the file format. Depending on the format selected, you have to be prepared for the fact that the data might only be legible for a few years. Programmes, formats and operating systems change in the course of time, which means that, in many cases, the […]

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NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Library Edition http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/03/30/nmc-horizon-report-2017-library-edition/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:50:19 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=2807 The NMC Horizon Report > Library Edition examines the interactions between trends in the education and university sector and academic libraries. Moreover, it addresses the question as to how libraries can use and help shape social and technological developments. On 23 March 2017, the third and latest edition of the NMC Horizon Report > 2017 […]

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How do I create a PDF/A file? http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/02/15/wie-erzeuge-ich-ein-pdfa-file/ http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/en/2017/02/15/wie-erzeuge-ich-ein-pdfa-file/#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:38:37 +0000 http://blogs.ethz.ch/innovethbib/?p=2722 PDF/A is an ISO document-archiving standard designed to guarantee long-term readability. In this blog entry, we show how to convert documents into PDF/A-1b format in accordance with the ISO standard. What’s a PDF/A format? PDF/A (/A stands for archive) is an ISO standard for the permanent archiving of formatted documents and should be readable for […]

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