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Digital Library Tiki Tour

The Digital Library is a branch of our network, it’s open 24 hours and 7 days. You can visit it from a physical library, or from home, or anywhere you are. 499 more words


Google's "We Wear Culture" project is a stunning, searchable archive of 3,000 years of world fashion | Quartz #databases #digitallibraries #archives #fashion #culture

Google’s latest project may be the most widely accessible and comprehensive fashion collection on the planet. All you need to view it is an internet connection. 144 more words


documenting the library through narratives, ⅔ / LIS dissertation, part iii

I’ve been looking at previous attempts to document libraries (public libraries in special) through narratives from librarians and users, oral or text, with the aim of trying to identify gaps and fruitful themes, have a perspective of how these narratives have been/are being published, and use them as a basis for how the interviews I’m planning to run myself with public librarians and library users should be followed, what to ask with what objectives, and how to best publish them.  1,580 more words

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The #UnitedNations Digital Library

A result of the successful collaboration between the Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the United Nations Office at Geneva Library, the platform provides access to UN-produced materials in digital format, free of charge. 287 more words

Digital Libraries

Thresholds and Time Travel

Dear readers, today I went back in time.

Birmingham, 1839, to be exact. Admittedly, if the TARDIS showed up outside my bedroom window that’s not the first place I would have chosen, but that’s the exact time and location Mat Collishaw has recreated for a virtual reality exhibition in Somerset House. 882 more words


Transforming our #Libraries from analog to digital: A 2020 vision

By 2020, we can build a collaborative digital library collection and circulation system in which thousands of libraries unlock their analog collections for a new generation of learners, enabling free, long-term, public access to knowledge. 163 more words


Romania Insider: Romanian medieval documents compiled in digital database

Romania Insider: Romanian medieval documents compiled in digital database. “Over 55,000 medieval documents from Romania have been digitized and compiled in the first such database in the country, Digi24.ro reported. 34 more words

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