Library Corner: June 1, 2015

Library corner imageOverDrive Brings Audiobooks to the Web Browser (Ink, Bits & Pixels)

The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery In The Digital Age Launches (Infodocket)

Library Extension Turns Into a Branch of Your Local Library (Ink, Bits & Pixels)

New Zealand: Student Exhibition “3D Digital Archive of the Future ” Challenges Traditional Library Experience (Infodocket)

Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says  (The Telegraph)

Chicago: DePaul U. Library Designated as “Digital Only” Member of Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) (Infodocket)

‘A Beautiful Mind,’ e-books and the Five Laws of Library Science: RIP, John Forbes Nash, Jr. (Teleread)

Library of Congress Introduces a New Online Preservation Resource “Saving Our Stuff” (Infodocket)

Google funds new lendable WiFi hotspot devices for Seattle Public Library (Geekwire)

Digital Collections:

Environmental Data: NOAA Announces New Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Searchable Database Web Tool (Infodocket)

It Just Got Easier to See a Cool Historical Maps Collection (Wired)

New Map Reference Resource: AirMap, a New Online Digital Atlas For Drones (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) (Infodocket)

Download The Song of Lionogo – A Graphic novel for free! (Smithsonian Africa)

Research Tools: “The American Civil War: A Collection of Free Online Primary Sources” (Infodocket)

1,000 Songs From Holocaust Survivors Archived (Radio KRCB)

Reference: Most Popular Baby Names (U.S.) of 2014 Released, Lookup Databases Updated (Infodocket)

Science Reference: Yale University Releases “Map of Life” App for Android and iOS (Infodocket)

“Shared Shelf, the Next-Generation Art and Image Cataloging System, Goes Online” (Infodocket) FTC Launches New Resource for Identity Theft Victims (Infodocket)

New Online Collection! Listen to More Than 100 Past Lectures From the Rare Book School at U. of Virginia (Infodocket)

New: 350 Spanish-Language Incunabula Digitized by National Library of Spain Now Available Online (Infodocket)

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



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