Library Corner: 1-20-2015

Library corner imageLibrary News:

OverDrive: Ebook Checkouts Up 33 Percent (Library Journal)

Libraries as Innovation Hubs (Digital Reader)

The K-12 and Economic Cases for a National Digital Library Endowment (Library City)

Toronto Public Library sadly embraces ‘culture of free’ (Toronto Star)

Odilo Launches New Library eBook Service in the U.S. (eBook Reader)

New Digital Collections:

Pond5 Launches Searchable Collection of 80,000 Public Domain Videos, Images, and 3D Models (Infodocket)

FDR Library and Museum Doubles Online Digital Collection, 400,000+ More Digitized Items Added to FRANKLIN Database (Infodocket)

Swiss National Library Uploads 1000 Images of Paintings to Wikimedia Commons (Infodocket)

Just Released: 23,000 New Documents Uploaded to NATO Archives Online (Infodocket)

Once a week, I post links to digital-related library news articles and information about new digital collections available online.