Caption These Bits! #3 – And the Winner Is…

Thanks to everyone for voting in our latest caption contest.

The winner is…

“Ahh yes, once I remove this key there will be NO ESCAPE!”

Submitted by Anthony D. Congrats, Anthony!

Stay tuned for the next installment of Caption These Bits! In the meantime: have any photos in your collection that might inspire good digi pres puns? Email us!
BostonPublicLibrary-11_07_003861Source: Grant, Spencer.  11_07_003861. 1978.  Boston Public Library via Digital Commonwealth,  http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/sn00b1507

Vote for the Winner: Caption These Bits! #3

In the latest round of Caption These Bits!, we asked readers to submit captions for this image:

BostonPublicLibrary-11_07_003861

Source: Grant, Spencer.  11_07_003861. 1978.  Boston Public Library via Digital Commonwealth,  http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/sn00b1507

Thanks to everyone who contributed ideas!

The BloggERS editorial team voted for the top three captions, and now we need your help choosing the winner. Cast your vote for your favorite caption by 7/15, and then we’ll announce the winner.

Caption These Bits! #3

It’s time for Caption These Bits! round three! You’re digital pun experts now, right?

Once a month, bloggERS invites readers to submit captions for images related to electronic records and the history of technology, sourced from archives around the world. Submit your caption below by 6/19. Digital archives, preservation, and curation humor encouraged.

We’ll choose three finalists and invite readers to vote for the winner.

Now that we’ve all mastered our born-digital workflows with last week’s blog post, we’re ready to tackle some light computer maintenance. So here’s this month’s image:

BostonPublicLibrary-11_07_003861Source: Grant, Spencer.  11_07_003861. 1978.  Boston Public Library via Digital Commonwealth,  http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/sn00b1507

CAPTION THESE BITS!

Caption These Bits! #2 – And the Winner Is…

Thanks to everyone who cast a vote in our latest caption contest.

The winner is…

“More Peanuts, less process”

Submitted by Michael Stamberg. Congrats, Michael!

Stay tuned for the next installment of Caption These Bits!, and in the meantime, remember: MPLP, Charlie Brown.

CarletonCollegeArchivesSource: 20110615_2_Computer_Equipment_2/data/originals/9440 from Collection ID: 3 Sub-Series 1968/69 Folder .032, Carleton College Archives. https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/library/now/news/?story_id=641857

Vote for the Winner: Caption These Bits! #2

Last week, we asked readers to submit captions for this image:

CarletonCollegeArchivesSource: 20110615_2_Computer_Equipment_2/data/originals/9440 from Collection ID: 3 Sub-Series 1968/69 Folder .032, Carleton College Archives. https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/library/now/news/?story_id=641857

Thanks to everyone who contributed ideas!

The BloggERS editorial team voted for the top three captions, and now we need your help choosing the winner. Cast your vote for your favorite caption by 5/6, and then we’ll announce the winner.

Caption These Bits! #2

All right, y’all, polish those puns: it’s time for Caption These Bits! round two!

Once a month, bloggERS invites readers to submit captions for images related to electronic records and the history of technology, sourced from archives around the world. Submit your caption below by 4/22. Digital archives, preservation, and curation humor encouraged.

We’ll choose three finalists and invite readers to vote for the winner.

This month’s image:

CarletonCollegeArchivesSource: 20110615_2_Computer_Equipment_2/data/originals/9440 from Collection ID: 3 Sub-Series 1968/69 Folder .032, Carleton College Archives. https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/library/now/news/?story_id=641857

CAPTION THESE BITS!

Caption These Bits! And the Winner Is…

Thanks to everyone who cast a vote in our inaugural caption contest.

Digital drumroll, please! [0110010001110010011101010110110101110010011011110110110001101100]

The winner is:

“Reading from PowerPoint – boring that guy in the back since 1958.”

Submitted by Lora Davis, Assistant Professor and Collections Archivist in the University Libraries, Colgate University. Congrats, Lora!

Stay tuned for the next installment of Caption These Bits!, and in the meantime, remember, RAMAC is ready to answer your questions.

First_National_Bank_computer_demonstration(1)

Source: N09-033_a, Tracy O’Neal Photographic Collection, 1923-1975, Photographic Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library. http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/oneal/id/511 via DPLA: http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/oneal/id/511

Vote for the Winner: Caption These Bits!

Last week, we kicked off BloggERS’s caption contest, Caption These Bits!, by asking readers to submit captions for our first image. Thanks to everyone who contributed ideas–the witty electronic records humor out there is inspiring!

The BloggERS editorial team voted for the top three captions, and now we need your help choosing the winner. Cast your vote for your favorite caption by 3/23, and then we’ll announce the winner.

 

First_National_Bank_computer_demonstration(1)

Source: N09-033_a, Tracy O’Neal Photographic Collection, 1923-1975, Photographic Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library. http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/oneal/id/511 via DPLA: http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/oneal/id/511

Announcing the BloggERS Caption Contest: Caption These Bits!

Calling all metadata masters, description divas, and preservation pun connoisseurs…

We’re excited to kick off a new repeating bloggERS feature: Caption These Bits!

Once a month, bloggERS will invite readers to submit captions for images related to electronic records and the history of technology, sourced from archives around the world. Submit your caption below by 3/17. Digital archives, preservation, and curation humor encouraged.

We’ll choose three finalists and invite readers to vote for the winner.

This month’s image:

First_National_Bank_computer_demonstration(1)Source: N09-033_a, Tracy O’Neal Photographic Collection, 1923-1975, Photographic Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library. http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/oneal/id/511 via DPLA: http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/oneal/id/511

CAPTION THESE BITS!