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    Throwback Thuesday: Application of a telereference system to divisional library card catalogs

    by  • October 30, 2014 • Libraries, Tech • 0 Comments

    Application of a telereference system to divisional library card catalogs

    This is an artist’s conception of a proposal to make the card catalog viewable from divisional libraries elsewhere on campus through a closed-circuit TV system. Here are some quotes from “Application of a telereference system to divisional library card catalogs : a feasibility analysis : final report” explaining it. 1. INTRODUCTION On October 2,...

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    Univeristy of Iowa Libraries to digitize 10,000 Science Fiction fanzines

    by  • October 29, 2014 • ebooks, Libraries • 1 Comment

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    The University of Iowa Libraries has announced a major digitization initiative, in partnership with the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. 10,000 science fiction fanzines will be digitized from the James L. “Rusty” Hevelin Collection, representing the entire history of science fiction as a popular genre and providing the...

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    Libraries may digitize books without permission, EU top court rules

    by  • September 11, 2014 • Libraries, Politics & Law • 0 Comments

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    European libraries may digitize books and make them available at electronic reading points without first gaining consent of the copyright holder, the highest European Union court ruled Thursday. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in a case in which the Technical University of Darmstadt digitized a book published by German...

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