Friday, November 30, 2012
MetPublications, a new online resource that offers in-depth access to the Museum's publications. Beginning with nearly 650 titles published from 1964 to the present, each offering a variety of features and functions, this unique portal is established to provide scholarly information and enjoyment to a broad audience.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The Princeton University Library has announced the launch of the Blue Mountain Project, an open-access digital thematic research collection of avant-garde art, music and literary periodicals (1848-1923). Drawing together rare material from Princeton’s Art, Music and Rare Books libraries, the Blue Mountain Project will provide high-quality digital images as well as full-text searching, deep indexing of content, detailed metadata and descriptive essays to a broad audience. With generous support from the NEH, the Blue Mountain Project will make 34 titles available over the next two years. A full list of these periodicals – which are in English, German, French, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Czech and Russian – can be found on the Blue Mountain project page.
Friday, October 19, 2012
News from EBSCOhost: Please note that for about one hour beginning at 7:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-5) on Friday, October 26, 2012 certain EBSCOhost functionality will be unavailable due to planned maintenance. Please note that EBSCOhost will continue to be available during this brief interval, however EBSCOhost with Navigator may experience intermittent interrupted access. Affected functionality will include: Personal User Authentication Checkout and Download of eBooks Alerts Access to My EBSCOhost folder items or the ability to save items to personalized folders from session We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this short maintenance interval.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
In October, Brown University is opening up the Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab in the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library. The lab features a large-scale visualization video wall consisting of 12 high-resolution, 55-inch LED screens that form a 7-by-16-foot display with a combined resolution of over 24 megapixels, creating a high-quality viewing and analytical space. It also features a surround-sound audio system, videoconferencing capabilities, specialized lighting, and several individual touch-screen monitors.... Brown University Library News, Oct. 3
Discover the world’s great art on Art.sy Richard Byrne writes: “Art.sy is a new site that has indexed thousands of works of art that you can view online. It allows you to browse for artworks according to medium, style, subject matter, movement, or region in which the art is produced. Once you’ve found an artwork that you like, Art.sy helps you find more by suggesting related works. It will serve as a nice supplement to art history and art appreciation courses.” Art.sy went live on October 8.... Free Technology for Teachers, Oct. 9; New York Times, Oct. 8