September 15, 2014

Takin’ it To the Streets! A Look at Mexico City’s “Book Truck” Art Library

From GOOD: Local arts nonprofit Alumnos47 has converted a Freightliner M2 20K truck into a 215 square-foot mobile library with the capacity for 1,500 books on visual art and culture. Designed by architecture firm PRODUCTORA, this bibliophile’s dream emerged out of a project the foundation was working on for years: a brick and mortar public library in the […]

Roundup: A Digitization Milestone at U. of North Carolina and Four Recently Launched Digital Collections

1812 Almanac is Milestone Book for UNC Digitization Program Mexico Launches “Mexican Digital Library” Including Twenty Important Codices (via ArtDaily) New Historic Pepperdine Films Digital Collection (Pepperdine University) Historical Charlotte Redevelopment  (U. of North Carolina-Charlotte) Early Years of the Houston Negro Hospital (U. of Houston)

Scholarly Papers Publication Statistics: "Science in Canada, 2006-10" and "Field Rankings for Mexico, Jan. 2001-Apr. 2011"

1. “Science [and Social Science] in Canada, 2006-201o” Canada’s world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 21 fields in the Thomson Reuters database. Also, Canada’s relative citation impact compared to the world average in each field, in percentage terms. 2. “Field […]