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NEWS/ Bibliotheca Palatina Digitally Reunited

HEIDELBERG (GERMANY) – After centuries of separation, one of the most valuable collections of manuscripts from the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age – the Bibliotheca Palatina – has been virtually reunited. 394 more words


DPLA: Announcing the Launch of our New Website

DPLA: Announcing the Launch of our New Website. “The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to unveil its all-new redesigned website, now live at… 73 more words

Tweaks & Updates

Hacking the Pantheon – Immortality & the Rise of Digital Libraries

Art and artefacts that span human history contain many elaborate depictions of Gods, Deities and Icons. From the shining grandeur of Egyptian Kings and Queens, the wild and indulgent furies of the Greek Gods, to the romantic drama of Ophelia and the Pre-Raphaelites. 1,118 more words

City University

Will we finally get a national digital #PublicLibrary?

Fourth time the charm?

Since 2005, there have been three much-ballyhooed efforts to create a national digital public library for readers to access e-books just as they get physical books from their local library: easily, and for free. 111 more words


Spieglein, spieglein an der wand... wer ist die Schönste im ganzen Land?

Today’s post could rightly be called a reflection. I’ve been spouting off about big data, documenting it all, tacit knowledge (that stuff that everyone knows but no one writes down), web technologies, etc., etc., etc.  1,034 more words

Knowledge Management

Are eBooks now natural?

In learned societies you see people on buses and trains reading books using small gadgets such as iPad and Kindle. The eBooks are becoming normal and easy to read compared to printed books. 39 more words

Information Literacy