July 25, 2014

Attention Dead Heads!

The long-awaited Grateful Dead Archive is now live at http://www.gdao.org/. Built on top of the open source content management system Omeka, one of the best features of the site is the ability for anyone to contribute their own Grateful Dead memorabilia or stories.

I probably shouldn’t say this, but the site is probably best experienced as you experienced their concerts — stoned.

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Roy Tennant About Roy Tennant

Roy Tennant is a Senior Program Officer for OCLC Research. He is the owner of the Web4Lib and XML4Lib electronic discussions, and the creator and editor of Current Cites, a current awareness newsletter published every month since 1990. His books include "Technology in Libraries: Essays in Honor of Anne Grodzins Lipow" (2008), "Managing the Digital Library" (2004), "XML in Libraries" (2002), "Practical HTML: A Self-Paced Tutorial" (1996), and "Crossing the Internet Threshold: An Instructional Handbook" (1993). Roy wrote a monthly column on digital libraries for Library Journal for a decade and has written numerous articles in other professional journals. In 2003, he received the American Library Association's LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Excellence in Communication for Continuing Education. Follow him on Twitter @rtennant.

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