Library Corner 8-20-2015

Library corner imageGoogle Maps Launches Plus Codes: “A New Way To Help Pinpoint Places on the Map” (Infodocket)

Library users reject new online catalog – old one returning (Los Altos Town Crier)

New privacy guidelines encourage libraries and vendors to work together to protect reader privacy (ALA News)

Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library (Associated Press)

The Library Privacy Project and TOR Project Begin Library Exit Node Pilot (Infodocket)

Crypto activists announce vision for Tor exit relay in every library (Ars Technica)

Why College Libraries Are Going Bookless (The Digital Reader)

Digital Collections:

Marx & Engels papers completely available online (Social History)

Cool! Science: NASA Makes Two New Tools About Mars Available Online (Visualizations and Simulations) (Infodocket)

Sharing a million photographs (Wikimedia Blog)

weatherView: A New Real-Time Interactive Weather Model Visualization Tool Available From NOAA (Infodocket)

Edmonton Public Library unveils music sharing site (Edmonton Journal)

Reference: New Database of Tax Exempt Organizations in New York State (Infodocket)

UW builds largest digital library of Sephardic language (Seattle Times)

Sports Reference: Full Text of the Official 2015 NFL Record and Fact Book Now Available Online (Free Download) (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.