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Challenges in Digitizing Large Archival Collections: Lecture by GFU Prof. Steve Delamarter on Imaging Ethiopic Manuscripts
George Fox University Seminary Professor Steve Delamarter discussed the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP) May 22 in the University of Oregon’s Knight Library’s Browsing Room. Dr. Delamarter described how technical and organizational challenges factored into managing a large digital humanities … Continue reading
http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/ The Editor’s Desk (familiarly shortened TED) at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, brings out daily “fresh information from all over the Bureau,” coupled with intriguing data and links of note. On the site’s homepage, … Continue reading
MLRC (Newberg campus library) book sale remainders are now free until further notice.
MLRC (Newberg campus library) book sale books are now 50% off marked prices until further notice. Most books are now 50 cents for hard copy and 25 cents for paper. Book sale books are located on the far side of … Continue reading
Interesting new book in the Library collection at the MLRC (view record). From the publisher: Movies which have drawn inspiration from the Bible, either directly or indirectly, have been extremely popular since the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: … Continue reading
http://bit.ly/ON7S4n This glorious collection is a collaborative effort between the University Libraries, University of Memphis and Ampro Industries, Inc. of Memphis. The project’s goal is “to collect, scan, and make available to the public photographs and informative metadata illustrating the … Continue reading
http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports/2013/04/africa-priority-united-states Released in March 2013, this report from the Brookings Institution’s African Growth Initiative provides compelling information on why the African continent should be a public policy priority for the United States. The report is divided into five short sections, … Continue reading
http://libguides.georgefox.edu/content.php?pid=366425&sid=2999711 Get some great tips and guidance to make the most of electronic books provided by Ebrary, one of our largest e-book vendors. Created by Reference & E-Learning Librarian Robin Ashford, this user-friendly guide covers: Creating an Ebrary account Searching … Continue reading
http://www.ribbet.com/ Ribbet offers visitors the opportunity to edit their photos on the fly online. You can crop, resize, and rotate your images, as well as add captions in a host of different fonts. Also, there are a number of compelling … Continue reading
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