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Recently Released: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Launches its First Online Catalogue, Paintings of the Americas

March 22, 2012 by

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Via Art Daily: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, [has released] its first online catalogue, Paintings of the Americas. The free digital publication, available here, will feature a selection of more than 400 paintings from its collection of nearly 2,000 (including new acquisitions) created by artists from the 17th through the 20th centuries. The online […]

A New Site From the California Digital Library Explores the “Landscape of Digital Data”

March 22, 2012 by

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Direct to Data Pub Blog and Feed From a CDL Blog Post by Patricia Cruse: Data management plans, data publication, and calls for open data are raising  the visibility of digital data as a medium to be addressed by a wide community of researchers, libraries, museums and data centers.  As a way to encourage a […]

New from IMLS: “Building Digital Communities: New Resource to Help Communities Bridge the Digital Divide”

March 22, 2012 by

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New from the Institute of Museum and Library Services: There are still 100 million Americans who do not have a broadband connection to the Internet. This sobering statistic has profound implications for economic success, educational achievement, and civic life. Communities face difficult challenges in their efforts to provide digital opportunity for all their residents. The […]

ProQuest To Begin Publishing “Statistical Abstract of the United States” (Print & Electronic Versions)

March 22, 2012 by

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via ProQuest: ProQuest will rescue one of researchers’ most valued reference tools when it takes on publication of the Statistical Abstract of the United States beginning with the 2013 edition. The move ensures continuation of this premier guide to an extraordinary array of statistics, which has been published since 1878. The U.S. Census Bureau, responsible […]

Interactive Map: New York City Energy Mapping Project (Block by Block Data)

March 22, 2012 by

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via The Guardian: For any given block or lot you can view total fuel use as well as the proportion that is estimated to go on space-heating, electricity, space-cooling and hot water. As you might expect, blocks in Manhattan generally have the highest total energy use, while the majority of the lowest figures are found […]

Update: Digitizing the Long Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina

March 22, 2012 by

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From the University of North Carolina Library: Six months ago, the digital production centers at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University began scanning more than 35 archival collections related to the long civil rights movement—a substantial undertaking by the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN). Drawing on collections from Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North […]

Preliminary Data from 2011 Colorado Public Library Annual Report Now Available

March 22, 2012 by

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From Colorado’s Library Research Service. Data Here (.XLS) Info About Data Here Data Included in the Report: Print Volumes Total e-Book Holdings Downloabable Video Titles Total Video Holdings Number of Local Databases Annual Visits Annual Reference Transactions Summer Reading Programs for Children and Teens/Number of Registered Participants Director Salary and Much More