Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Digital Libraries

Applications for Davis Foundation Grants in support of technology-based library initiatives used in classroom instruction. "Applications are solicited for support of courses taught during the 2005-06 academic year and should be sent by e-mail to Maryetta Russell no later than April 4, 2005".

Note Anne Green’s work on Economic Growth Center Digital Library—helping make their data more easily mined, more useable

ARL Digital Initiatives Database

[2005-04-14] David Germano's Tibetan Digital Library; note use of php on Resources page and elsewhere. (See basic php tutorial on developer website.)

JNUL Digitized Book Repository might be useful for obtaining missing title pages.

"The New York Public Library's collection of prints, maps, posters, photographs, illuminated manuscripts, sheet-music covers, dust jackets, menus and cigarette cards is now online," writes Sara Boxer of the New York Times. "If you dive in today without knowing why, you might not surface for a long, long time. The Public Library's digital gallery is lovely, dark and deep. Quite eccentric, too."

ResourceShelf, a project funded by Institute for Museum and Library Services, "an independent federal grant-making agency dedicated to creating and sustaining a nation of learners by helping libraries and museums serve their communities."

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