Library Corner August 3, 2015

Library corner image8 Weird Facts From the History of the Library (Flavorwire)

APA reports continued strong audio sales (Library Journal)

U.S. Program Will Connect Public Housing Residents to Web (NY Times)

Protesters rally, check out books to make clear concerns over weeding at Berkeley Central Library (Berkeleyside)

E-books click with more library users (Asia One)

Greater Jakarta: City set to establish digital libraries (Jakarta Post)

National Archives (NARA) Asks For Public Input on Prioritizing Materials to Digitize (Infodocket)

E-book sales are flattening, but does that mean the technology is dying as consumers unplug? Financial Post)

New Report: “Who Votes? Congressional Elections and the American Electorate: 1978-2014″ (Infodocket)

Digital Collections:

Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscript Library Digitizing 2,000 ‘Largely Undiscovered’ Videocassettes (Beinecke)

New Video: The British Library Takes a CT Scan of Europe’s Oldest Intact Book (Infodocket)

The Georgia Folklore Collection (Digital Library of Georgia)

NASA Satellite Camera Provides “EPIC” View of Earth (NASA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases updated environmental and public health indicators in an online database (Infodocket)

N.Y.U. Library Acquires Archive of the Digital Art Journal Triple Canopy (Arts Beat NY Times)

AP makes one million minutes of historical footage available on YouTube (Associated Press)

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.