Library Corner 4-26-2015

Library corner imageThe State of America’s Libraries 2015 (American Libraries)

The REAL Purpose of Libraries, by Ferguson Library Director Scott Bonner (Reading Rainbow)

eBooks and Libraries: 3M Cloud Library Expanding Into UK and Australian Markets (Infodocket)

Queens Library Fills Void After Closure of City’s Last Sheet Music Store (DNA Info)

Digital Public Library of America’s (DPLA) Collection Now Provides Access to 10 Millions Items From More Than 1600 Institutions (Infodocket)

Turkey’s National Library archives renovated (Daily Sabah)

Expanded Initiative Brings Free Samples of E-Books by Quebec Authors to Montreal-Trudeau Airport (Infodocket)

Digital Collections:

Listen Online: Getting to Know the Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University’s Howard-Tilton Memorial Library (Infodocket)

A grandmother’s trove of Civil War photos goes to Library of Congress (Washington Post)

Roundup: New Historical Maps Made Available Online by Library of Congress Geography & Map Division (February/March 2015) (Infodocket)

The Library of Congress Is Uploading 75 Years of Poetry and Literature Recordings (Hyperallergic)

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Launches New Website/Database, Streaming Video Coming This Fall (Infodocket)

Ottawa Museums & Archives Collections (Ottawa City)

Science: NASA Creates Open Database of Space Station Research (International Space Station Information System) (Infodocket)

UMD-Led Team Creates U.S. Database of Food Safety Inspections (UMD)

About once a week, I post links to digital-related library news articles and information about digital collections available online.  I also post links of interest on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.



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