Library Corner 8-14-2015

Library corner imageNYPL and Library Simplified (The Digital Reader)

Increasing Accessibility with the MARC COCKTAIL (Smithsonian Libraries)

ALA releases new digital privacy guidelines (The Digital Reader)

Libraries Taskforce secures further funding to roll out free wifi in public libraries across England (Gov.UK)

Bexar County, Texas: New Bibliotech (All Digital Library) Opens in San Antonio Public Housing Project (Infodocket)

There’s a library-shaped hole in the Internet (Boston Globe)

E-libraries transform scholarship in Myanmar (SciDevNet)

A Library in the Palm of Your Hand: Mobile Services in Top 100 University Libraries (Infodocket)

With 10,699 books printed, Windsor library’s self-publishing machine is a hit (Windsor Star)

Digital Collections:

 Open Data: Basic Metadata for the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) Collection Now Public Domain With CC0 License (Infodocket)

Brill Launches Major New Dictionary of Ancient Greek Online (Brill)

New Database: Three NGOs Launch Fishing Transparency Website Identifying 15,264 EU Vessels Authorised to Fish Outside the EU (Infodocket)

Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 (US State Department)

The British Library and National Library of Israel Announce Partnership to Digitize Hebrew Manuscripts (Infocdoket)

William Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County goes online (Clarion Ledger)

New Online Database Provides Searches of Registered Designs in Israel (Infodocket)

Parker Library on the Web celebrates 10th Anniversary with a new service (Standford University Library)

Rare Elizebeth Gaskell manuscripts go digital for the first time (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 daily on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.