This week’s digest looks at the European Union’s Open Data rules, extending the arc of publishing through a preprint service, how New Hampshire’s libraries are busier than ever despite a digital trend, NBC Sport’s digitization of its video library, and Iowa City’s digital library effort.
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This week’s digest covers a new free library in a Philadelphia train station, an online searchable database of international historical declassified documents, digital technology integration in the classroom, the first sale doctrine applied to a recent case of te reselling of digital goods, and a web exhibit about the art and science of book conservation
This week’s digest looks at libraries’ new ways of browsing digital data, the creation of the Collaboration to Clarify the Costs of Curation in Europe, a Massachusetts library’s quest to create a digital learning lab that stresses hanging out/messing around/geeking out, the new app from the National Library of Australia for browsing their collection of 13,000 sheets of music, and finally, a documentary from 2002 entitled “The Library in Crisis” that still rings true today.
This week’s digest covers the digitization of Spanish documents in Florida which are the earliest written document of any region in the U.S., the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s recent public domain addition of 20K high-res images, a data-driven public art display called “Filament Mind” at the Teton County Library in Wyoming, the Maine Shared Collections Strategy and a webcast from the Library of Congress about “A Digital Shift.”
This week’s digest looks at a small public library in Massachusetts that will begin to publish ebooks, how the new chief executive of the British Library is looking to strengthen service, how school districts are experimenting with strategies for K-12 digital libraries, ARTstor and Condé Nast’s collaboration, and the end of the Google Reader era.
This week’s digest looks at the new North Carolina Sate University library, how librarians are breaking the code and learning more about how computer science can make their work more efficient, an amateur’s newspaper digitization project, a perspective of realizing the digital scope, and a peer to peer review on teaching patrons technology.
This week’s digest explores the new policy to make federally funded research reports open access, how multimedia digital editions of literature’s classic are changing the classroom, cool videos of projects and programs from the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, and the D.C. Public Library’s work to bridge its digital and brick-and-mortar operations.
This week’s digest spotlights the recent story of the Timbuktu invasion and it’s relation to the country’s cultural heritage, Kentucky’s statistics on library use and services, a question and answer piece with a county librarian on the challenges a library faces in the digital age, a fun video from the World Digital Library, a thought provoking piece on the issues raised by the first digital-only library in the US, and a press release on the study of the sustainability of Digitized Special collections.
This week’s digest spotlights many different new online collections and research technology. In particular, we look at the Library of Congress’s blueprint for saving America’s recorded sound heritage, a North American public art catalog, technology innovation concerning PDF use, a North Carolina local history collection, and an infographic exploring the future of libraries.
This week’s digest spotlights a summer Digital Libraries internship at the Berkman Center, Africa’s involvement with open access repositories, a popular Apple app that makes use of a highly visual format and user curation, a paradoxical but popular opinion towards open access research, and the British Library’s call for members to help georeference over 4.5 million digital maps.