Library Corner: 6-15-2015

Library corner imageTowards the Post-Privacy Library? (Go to Hellman)

Toronto Public Library Opens 100th Branch in Scarborough (Toronto Public Library)

OverDrive Listen is now live! (Overdrive)

A New Report by Marshall Breeding Now Available Online: “Library Services Platforms: A Mature Genre of Products” (Infodocket)

Alameda County Library Board Finds Alternative to Trashing Books (ABC 7 News)

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

What is the Future for ISBN? An Interview with Stella Griffiths, Executive Director of the International ISBN Agency (Infodocket)

Ghana’s First Digital Library Hosted at the Back of a Van (Ventures)

How University of Oregon Launched a Video Channel for Books Named Booklandia.tv (Infodocket)

Denver Public Library’s new on-site social worker settling into job (Denver Post)

Vaizey keen on national library framework (The Bookseller)

U.S. Copyright Office Releases Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization (Infodocket)

Digital Collections:

New CORE Repository From Modern Language Association and Center for Digital Research and Scholarship Now Live (Infodocket)

Bin Ladin’s Bookshelf (Director of National Intelligence)

Open Access Books: OAPEN Projects Passes 2 Million Downloads, Adds New Publishers, and Enriched Metadata via Isidore (Infodocket)

Save Our Sounds (British Library)

New Research Tool: “Photo Map Will Bring You Back To Old NYC, Block By Block” (Infodocket)

5,500 More Historic Images From the Collections of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Now Available Online (Illinois Historic Preservation Agency)

New Health/Medical Database: Canadian Clinical Trials Asset Map (CCTAM) (Infodocket)

USGS Releases New Web-Based Interactive Geologic Map of Texas (USGS)

eBooks: U.S. State Department Releases 16 Newly Digitized Foreign Relations Volumes (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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