ATG News You Need to Start the Week 10/29/18

by | Oct 29, 2018 | 0 comments

According to infoDOCKET “… thanks to the efforts of head project archivist  Alana Varner and her team, a large portion of the Bj Bud Memorial Archives, the largest LGBT collection in Arizona, will soon be accessible online, to anyone, anywhere. Over the next two years, the grant will also allow for three more of the library’s other unique and most consistently utilized archives to be accessed online…”

infoDOCKET also notes that “in October 2018, the 1.0 version of LODAtlas was released as an open source project under GNU General Public License v3.0. The LODAtlas’ source code is hosted on GitLab. LODAtlas was developed by project-team ILDA at InriaCNRS and Université Paris-Sud; with contributions from project-team CEDAR (RDFQuotients).

OCLC Research notes that the joint project “University Futures, Library Futures: Aligning library strategies with institutional directions establishes a new framework for understanding the fit between emerging library service paradigms and university types. Supported in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, project leads Constance Malpas, Lorcan Dempsey, and Rona Stein from OCLC Research and Roger Schonfeld and Deanna Marcum of Ithaka S+R, examined the impact of increased institutional differentiation in universities on the organization of academic libraries and the services they provide…”

According to Michigan News “The original words of Americans who fought in World War I are the basis for a new exhibition presented at the William L. Clements Library. “‘Over There’ With the American Expeditionary Forces in France During the Great War” features collections preserved at the Clements Library and highlights the firsthand accounts of American soldiers serving in the First World War in 1917-18…”

 

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