Library Corner 9-1-2015

Library corner imageKids get Chromebooks, buses get Wi-Fi and school districts get technical (Times Reporter)

Two Engineers From OCLC Research Take a Look Inside the “Library Knowledge Vault” (Infodocket)

North Carolina Editorial: New libraries cannot be casualties of Senate tax game (Winston-Salem Journal)

Music goes digital at State Library as local musicians perform live for new online archive ( Australia)

Paterson schools preparing to open with fewer librarians (

This is the end of the library as we know it (Quartz)

Why Librarians Don’t Want to Buy Your Self-Published Book (Wrapped Up In Books)

Amigos eShelf Lets Libraries Host, Check Out eBooks (The Digital Reader)

Digital Collections:

New Interactive Map & Data Tool From CDC: Antibiotic Resistance in Humans For Bacteria Transmitted Commonly Through Food (Infodocket)

Audio files: LGBTQ+ oral histories live on in new digital archive (U of Toronto Mississauga)

USDA’s National Agricultural Library Launches New Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection (USDA Blog)

Expanded Digitization of Islamic Manuscripts (Princeton)

New! GPO & National Archives Make eCFR Available For Bulk Download in XML Format (Infodocket)

Welcome the Texas State University to the Flickr Commons! (Flickr)

New Census Data:

New Data Files Online: U.S. Census Releases More 2012 “Statistics of U.S. Businesses” Data (Infodocket)

U.S. Census Releases Report and Dataset on Commuting to Work by Car (Infodocket)

Reference: Facts and Statistics About Hurricane Katrina (Prepared For 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015) (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.



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