May 26, 2022

New Report: "States of Sustainability: The NDIIPP Preserving State Government Information Initiative"

Direct to Full Text Report: States of Sustainability: A Review of State Projects funded by the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) 201 pages; PDF Also Available at: Direct to Summary (via LC’s The Signal Blog) By Butch Lazorchak When I first started at the Library of Congress in 2004 I was […]

One Day Event in June: Information Professional 2050 (IP 2050) Conference at U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

One VERY impressive list of contributors scheduled to participate. We hope it will be webcast live and/or sessions recorded for online viewing after the conference concludes. From the UNC School of Library and Information Science: Information Professional 2050 (IP 2050) Conference June 5, 2012 – featuring thought leaders in the information professions at a one-day […]

Update: Digitizing the Long Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina

From the University of North Carolina Library: Six months ago, the digital production centers at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University began scanning more than 35 archival collections related to the long civil rights movement—a substantial undertaking by the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN). Drawing on collections from Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North […]

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)

University of North Carolina: Digitized 1841 Diary Captures UNC Student Life

From the UNC Library News: A ‘possum hunt, a thwarted visit to a “harlot,” and a fight between students armed with sticks and pistols may not mark the typical senior year of a Carolina undergraduate. All were episodes, however, in the student life of James L. Dusenbery, who graduated from UNC in 1842. Now a […]

Digital Humanities: UNC’s Innovate@Carolina Opens Virtual Lab

From the Daily Tar Heel: UNC’s Digital Innovation Lab, a part of UNC’s $125 million effort to spur innovation, launched Monday, aimed at sparking collaboration in the digital humanities. The virtual lab features projects and resources that can be easily used and accessed by large audiences. It will encourage the creation of public projects that […]

"LifeTime Library Thought to be the First Nationwide" (UNC Chapel Hill)

From the University of North Carolina News: How often have you wondered, “What did I do with that report I presented when I was in college? Did I save it on my laptop, on a CD, to my cell phone, or is it on a computer I no longer have?” Or, after graduating, have you […]