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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Historic Sheet Music http://oregondigital.org/digcol/sheetmusic/ If you’re looking for compelling sheet music from decades gone by, this website from the University of Oregon Libraries is just the ticket. Initially created to showcase sheet music from the Oregon Music Collection, their digitization … Continue reading
Foreign languages librarian, Rebecca A. Martin, and information delivery services librarian, Sarah McHone-Chase, at Northern Illinois University Libraries published a fantastic guide to accurate, free translation resources on the Web in the ACRL’s College & Research Libraries News.
Three Percent http://www.rochester.edu/College/translation/threepercent/ Launched in the summer of 2007, the Three Percent website is designed to be a “destination for readers, editors, and translators interested in finding out about modern and contemporary international literature.” The “three percent” in question refers … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia University of California; Science Today http://www.ucop.edu/sciencetoday/index.php Science Today is a one minute, five-times a week, radio program carried on CBS affiliates and produced by the University of California. The website for Science Today provides the program on … Continue reading
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank http://content.lib.washington.edu/fishweb/index.html The University of Washington Libraries has digitized 21,000 images of freshwater and marine life taken from 1735-1924 that populated various publications about the topic. Some of the publications include 18th and 19th century books … Continue reading
The multidisciplinary reference specialists of The Digital Reference Section (DRS) at the Library of Congress create electronic guides and bibliographies to the Library’s digital resources. Find a complete list of their online bibliographies, research guides, and finding aids here.
Wilson Center OnDemand features audio and video recordings of programs sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a nonpartisan institution providing a forum for dialogue on national and international affairs. Topics range from Arts and Culture to Urban … Continue reading
The library now subscribes to Nature online rather than in print. Nature.com web feeds allow you to sign-up for rss feeds that provide headlines, summaries and links for all the new content from various scholarly journals. If you would rather … Continue reading
LABORSTA Internet, from the International Labour Office, provides access to core labor statistics from 1969 forward for 200 countries and territories from reliable governmental sources. View statistics by topic, country or source. This free, data rich website is rated as … Continue reading
Image by wallyg via Flickr The Supreme Court Database http://scdb.wustl.edu/index.php As important as the U.S. Supreme Court decisions are, accessing, reading, and deciphering them can be an arduous task. However, the Supreme Court Database can help relieving some of the … Continue reading