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Ancestry.com & Gannett Collaborate To Bring >80 U.S. Newspapers Online — #Genealogy

Dateline 24-August-2015 — Two days ago this announcement / presswire was published: here . It said that more than 80 newspapers would be digitized and brought online. 222 more words

Genealogy

Creating the First Cultural #DigitalLibrary in Canada's North | University of Alberta #libraries #culture

(Edmonton) When you live 400 kilometres from the nearest library, getting information can be a real challenge. Professor Ali Shiri of the University of Alberta’s School of Library and Information Studies is leading a project to address this issue. 110 more words

Librarianship

Comparison of Digital Archives from the Point of Sustainability

Sümeyye Akça

Hacettepe University Department of Information Management, 06800 Ankara, Turkey. Email: sumeyyeakca@hacettepe.edu.tr

Zehra Taşkın

Hacettepe University Department of Information Management, 06800 Ankara, Turkey. Email: ztaskin@hacettepe.edu.tr… 210 more words

Conference Proceedings

A New Ranking Scheme for the Institutional Scientific Performance [IMA]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.03713

We propose a new performance indicator to evaluate the productivity of research institutions by their disseminated scientific papers. The new quality measure includes two principle components: the normalized impact factor of the journal in which paper was published, and the number of citations received per year since it was published. 113 more words

Instrumentation And Methods For Astrophysics

Sephardic Studies Collection of the University of Washington

The Sephardic Studies Digital Library and Museum has collected from members of the local Seattle Sephardic community more than 500 original Ladino books and thousands of documents composed in Ladino as well as other relevant languages, such as Ottoman Turkish, Hebrew and French. 42 more words

Digitization

National Workshop on DSpace at SVS College: well-planned and well-executed

A two-day UGC Sponsored National Workshop on Developing Digital Library using DSpace was held on 6-7 August 2015 at Sri Venkataramana Swamy (SVS) College, Bantwal, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka. 377 more words

Bantwal

Why College Libraries Are Going Bookless by Nate Hoffelder

We’ve all read the news stories about this college or that college removing books from their libraries. Stanford was one of the first to go bookless… 173 more words

E-books