Library Corner 9-8-2015

Library corner imagePilot schemes to give all children automatic library membership (BBC)

British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws (Yahoo News)

Hoopla digital Adds New Titles from Image Comics (Including the Walking Dead) (Hoopla)

School and Library Spotlight: How Schools Buy and Use E-Books (Publishers Weekly)

Public Libraries Want You to Read Local (The Digital Reader)

Slides From a Recent Conference Presentation About the American Archive of Public Broadcasting Now Online (Infodocket)

Streetlib Now Distributes eBooks to OverDrive’s 33,000 Libraries (The Digital Reader)

DPLA Welcomes Four New Service Hubs to Our Growing Network (DPLA)

Hidden Cornell treasures to be digitized (Cornell Chronicles)

Milestones: UK Medical Heritage Library Digitization Reaches Halfway Point With Over 26,000 Titles, Nearly 8 Million Page Images (Infodocket)

Worldreader and Opera Bring Books to 5 Million Readers in Africa via Mobile Phones (The Digital Reader)

Digital Collections:

Data: Statistics: State Alcohol-Impaired-Driving Estimates 2013 (Traffic Safety Facts) (Infodocket)

University Libraries Officially Open the Digital Ozark Folksong Collection (University of Arkansas)

American Physical Society (APS) Begins Adding U.S. Dept. of Energy-Funded Research Articles to CHORUS Database (Infodocket)

HN and Omaha Public Library create ‘Download Nebraska’; The Good Life premieres new video (Hear Nebraska)

Cool! The Wonderful “Old Maps Online” Database Now Has a Mobile App for iOS and Android (Infodocket)

Report and Data: Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Inrix Release 2015 Urban Mobility Study (Traffic and Commuting in U.S., UK, and Europe) (Infodocket)

Reference: Statistics: CDC Releases New Data on Vaccination Rates For Infants and Children (19-35 Months) (Infodocket)

Special Collections: “LGBT Archive at USC Preserves Personal Stories From a Hidden Past (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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