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Home - Indigenous Peoples of California: Related Resources at The Bancroft Library - Library Guides at UC Berkeley

Home - Indigenous Peoples of California: Related Resources at The Bancroft Library - Library Guides at UC Berkeley | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Fresh off the presses: A New LibGuide- "Indigenous Peoples of CA: Related Resources at The Bancroft Library" https://t.co/86HSPRR8Pu
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Kangaroo

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The newspaper, called ‘The Kangaroo’, was produced on board the troopship HMAT Afric, which carried men of the 1st battalion Australian Imperial Force (AIF), from its departure from Sydney on the 19th October 1914 until its arrival in Alexandria,...
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From Down Under
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The British Library’s “Sounds” Archive Presents 80,000 Free Audio Recordings: World & Classical Music, Interviews, Nature Sounds & More

The British Library’s “Sounds” Archive Presents 80,000 Free Audio Recordings: World & Classical Music, Interviews, Nature Sounds & More | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Online archives, galleries, and libraries offer Vegas-sized buffets for the senses (well two of them, anyway). All the art and photography your eyes can take in, all the music and spoken word recordings your ears can handle.
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Hmmm, this may be where I'll be spending my summer (online, of course).
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The British Library Digitizes 300 Literary Treasures from 20th Century Authors: Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, James Joyce & More

The British Library Digitizes 300 Literary Treasures from 20th Century Authors: Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, James Joyce & More | Library Collections | Scoop.it
As a young college student, I spent hours wandering through my university’s library, looking in a state of awe at the number of books contained therein by writers whose names I knew or who seemed vaguely familiar, and by hundreds, thousands, more...
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100,000 Free Art History Texts Now Available Online Thanks to the Getty Research Portal

100,000 Free Art History Texts Now Available Online Thanks to the Getty Research Portal | Library Collections | Scoop.it


'I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library,' Jorge Luis Borges famously wrote.
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Librarians Find Themselves Caught Between Journal Pirates and Publishers

Librarians Find Themselves Caught Between Journal Pirates and Publishers | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Librarians Find Themselves Caught Between Journal Pirates and Publishers

Via Nader Ale Ebrahim
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And at today's Open Access Symposium in Denton, Texas, we will hear Ms. Elbakyan speak.  https://openaccess.unt.edu/symposium/2016/why-science-better-communism-case-sci-hub
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Forgotten histories: A library in a Guwahati mosque shares the fate of an old Assamese community

Forgotten histories: A library in a Guwahati mosque shares the fate of an old Assamese community | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Sirat Library finds few mentions in recorded history and it is even fading from the personal histories of the Khilonjia Muslims who live around it.
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The new Library of Alexandria builds up its supercomputing powers | ZDNet

The new Library of Alexandria builds up its supercomputing powers | ZDNet | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Julius Caesar set out to destroy the original Library of Alexandria: if only he could see the new resources the researchers have access to now.
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600-Year-Old Library Offers Glimpse of 'World's Mind'

600-Year-Old Library Offers Glimpse of 'World's Mind' | Library Collections | Scoop.it
One of the world's oldest libraries is offering a rare glimpse of key artifacts that have helped define human history.
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Knight News Challenge Winners to Develop Open Data Training Program

Knight News Challenge Winners to Develop Open Data Training Program | Library Collections | Scoop.it

Anne Neville knows the value of open data.

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A magical glimpse into the Tudor imagination: Lost library of John Dee to be revealed | Culture24

A magical glimpse into the Tudor imagination: Lost library of John Dee to be revealed | Culture24 | Library Collections | Scoop.it
An unmissable glimpse into the Tudor imagination is promised by the Royal College of Physicians who will be showing books from the extraordinary lost library of polymath, mathematician and magician John Dee for the very first time in 2016.
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What Happens on a Typical Day in the Ultimate Movie Library — ART & SCIENCE — Medium

What Happens on a Typical Day in the Ultimate Movie Library - ART & SCIENCE - Medium
Imagine the entire history of film housed in a building anybody can visit.
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Medical library marks 75 years of supporting research and patient care

Medical library marks 75 years of supporting research and patient care | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Dr. Harvey Cushing, a path-breaking neurosurgeon and Sterling Professor of Neurosurgery at Yale, had books on his mind when he wrote to his friend Dr. Arnold Klebs on Oct. 4, 1936.
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The Cushing Library is a standard of medical librarianship to which many other medical libraries aspire.
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14 projects win 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries

14 projects win 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Above: Seattle Public Library, by Rem Koolhaas. Photo by Moody75 via Wikimedia Commons. Knight News Challenge Winners 2016: Libraries fro
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Cool projects - "making library resources more accessible to Wikipedia editors", "measuring the effects of public library-led history," "helping high school students connect with the Dallas Public Library," "visualizing philanthropic funding for libraries," "crowdsourcing fair use knowledge, "making film & video housed in libraries more...discoverable," and more...
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The Mogao Grottoes in China, the Legendary Home to a Thousand Buddhas and a Hidden Library

The Mogao Grottoes in China, the Legendary Home to a Thousand Buddhas and a Hidden Library | Library Collections | Scoop.it
The Mogao Grottoes, known also as the Mogao Caves, the Dunhuang Caves, or the Thousand Buddha Caves, are a network of Buddhist cave temples in China. This site is located near the city of Dunhuang in the northwestern Chinese province of Gansu.
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Browse More Than 1,000 National Park Maps, All in One Place

Browse More Than 1,000 National Park Maps, All in One Place | Library Collections | Scoop.it
A park ranger is diligently uploading these free cartographic resources for the enjoyment and convenience of all.
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Library of Congress Magazine | Library of Congress

Library of Congress Magazine | Library of Congress | Library Collections | Scoop.it
Library of Congress Magazine (LCM) is published bimonthly to tell the Library’s stories, to showcase its many talented staff, and to share and promote the use of the resources of the world’s largest library.
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LoC has its own magazine!  How could I have missed this?
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Howard library program promotes national campaign to plant for pollinators

Howard library program promotes national campaign to plant for pollinators | Library Collections | Scoop.it
The county's library system wants local residents to know how easy it is to register a pot, or plot, in the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, a nationwide campaign to enlist a million people to create gardens specifically designed to boost...
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BOOK-O-TRON CARD READING & KEYPUNCH COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR LIBRARY USE 88824

Made in the late 1960s or early 1970s, this film shows the Book-O-Tron system, a high tech card reading and keypunch computer system developed by the ...
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Restoring the world’s oldest library

Restoring the world’s oldest library | Library Collections | Scoop.it
In 2012, architect Aziza Chaouni began to rehabilitate the al-Qarawiyyin Library in Fez. She describes the challenges of the project.
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The Harvard Library That Protects The World's Rarest Colors

The Harvard Library That Protects The World's Rarest Colors | Library Collections | Scoop.it
The most unusual colors from Harvard's storied pigment library include beetle extracts, poisonous metals, and human mummies.
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Daughters of the Republic of Texas Retain Control of Alamo Library Collection—for Now

Daughters of the Republic of Texas Retain Control of Alamo Library Collection—for Now | Library Collections | Scoop.it
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) in September won at least a temporary victory in an ongoing battle for the control of the historical items held at the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library—now known as the Alamo Research...
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Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat - The Courtauld Institute of Art

Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat - The Courtauld Institute of Art | Library Collections | Scoop.it

The Book Library provides access to a tudent ignificant art historical collection and is one of the major international research collections of art historical books, periodicals and exhibition catalogues in the country, numbering some 180,000...

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