Library Corner: 2-17-2015

Library corner imageLibrary News:

The History of Harvard’s Library, One Spine at a Time (Harvard)

Museums Are Now Able to Digitize Thousands of Artifacts in Just Hours (Smithsonian Magazine)

Not In the Clear: Libraries and Privacy (Inside Higher Ed)

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Will Implement New Braille Code in 2016 (Infodocket)

Essay on problems that the economic model of e-books poses for college libraries and scholars (Inside Higher Ed)

Digital Collections:

A Visit to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center (Digital NC) (Infodocket)

Coming Soon From ProQuest: Digitized Collection of Influential British Magazines, More Than 850,000 Pages From First Half of 20th Century

New Online: Louisiana State Archives and Louisiana Public Television Launch Digital Media Archive (Infodocket)

Wellcome Library donates 100,000 medical images to Wikimedia Commons (Wikipedia Blog)

Reference: University of Glasgow Releases “Historical Thesaurus of English” Web Resource (Free) (Infodocket)

NYPL Digital Collections Platform: An Introduction (NYPL)

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



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