Library Corner: 2-24-2015

Library corner imageLibrary News:

 Digital Books Are Up in the Air (American Libraries)

Where Libraries Are Sited Is As Important As What They Do? (Brave New World)

National Libraries Day cites decline in UK libraries (Teleread)

OverDrive’s Big Library Read and Global eBook Club (The Ebook Reader)

National Library of Medicine Launches New Twitter Stream For K-12 Science Educators (Infodocket)

Coming soon for U.S. and Canadian libraries: Disney streaming video! (Overdrive)

Listen Here: Edmonton Public Library Will Begin Offering Free Downloads of Music by Local Musicians in April (Infodocket)

Someone Is Trying to Save You From Awful Books at the Boston Public Library (

Pilot Project: Three Chicago Public Library Branches Will Begin Lending Internet Routers and Tablets Next Month (Infodocket)

Digital Collections:

Canada: Scholars Portal from Ontario Council of University Libraries now locally hosting 40 million articles (

New Resource: ProQuest, University of Michigan Library and Bodleian Libraries Provide 25,000 Early Modern Books as Open Access Text (Infodocket)

Resources: Badilisha Poetry X-Change, The Largest Online Archive of African Poetry in the World (Infodocket)

Newly Launched Posen Digital Library From Yale University Press Makes Available Jewish Literature, Art, Artifacts and More (Infodocket)

Cornell Hip Hop Collection to Go Digital (Cornell Sun)


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

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