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 Amazon.com 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)

IndentityTheft.gov: 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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