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12 real time visualization tools & a few not so real time

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I’m a map guy. And I’m also starting to realize that I’m a data guy. Infographics. Graphic images of data and graphs and charts and colorful statistics and numbers organized in handy ways. Yup. I’m into that. So when I ran across a quick post on the ASIDE blog, I couldn’t resist spending some time browsing through a whole ton of very cool tools. And, of course, still trying to figure out how you might […]

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12 real time visualization tools & a few not so real time

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I’m a map guy. And I’m also starting to realize that I’m a data guy. Infographics. Graphic images of data and graphs and charts and colorful statistics and numbers organized in handy ways. Yup. I’m into that. So when I ran across a quick post on the ASIDE blog, I couldn’t resist spending some time browsing through a whole ton of very cool tools. And, of course, still trying to figure out how you might […]

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White House Announces 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge

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Back in February 2013, President Barack Obama stepped forward and delivered his State of the Union Address to the American people. In doing so, he set forth goals for the nation, and outlined several areas which he believes will move the country forward. In the speech, he even discussed 3D printing, stating that the technology had “the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything.” Since then, the White House has hosted a Maker […]

Heidi Milkert

Gossiping About Digital Preservation

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<img class="size-medium wp-image-22422" alt="ANTI-ENTROPY by user 51pct on Flickr.” src=”http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/files/2014/10/anti-entropy1-300×225.jpg” width=”300″ height=”225″ /> ANTI-ENTROPY by user 51pct on Flickr. In September the Library held its annual Designing Storage Architectures for Digital Collections meeting. The meeting brings together technical experts from the computer storage industry with decision-makers from a wide range of organizations with digital preservation requirements to explore the issues and opportunities around the storage of digital information for the long-term. I always learn quite […]

Butch Lazorchak

New reviews: emotions, Achilles, crime and punishment and Dominicans

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We start with Emotional Lexicons: Continuity and Change in the Vocabulary of Feeling 1700-2000 by Ute Frevert. Anna Jordanous believes this book’s strengths lie in its contextual diversity and in the thoroughness of the compilation and usage of reference sources (no. 1682, with response here). Next up is Elizabeth Vandiver’s Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War, which Marguerite Johnson recommends as a truly successful interdisciplinary achievement (no. 1681). […]

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Open Access Monograph Series: Graeca Tergestina

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Graeca Tergestina Graeca Tergestina. Praelectiones Philologiae Tergestinae Antichi versi greci. Considerazioni sullo statuto documentario delle fonti metriche Liana Lomiento Aristofane tra antiche e moderne teorie del comico di Olimpia Imperio Il dolore di Fedra tra passato e presente di Paola Volpe Peani in dattili tra Ellade classica ed età imperiale Andrea Tessier Graeca Tergestina. Storia e civiltà Archives and archival documents in ancient societies Legal documents in ancient societies IV, Trieste 30 September – 1 […]

Charles Jones

Design Challenge OPEN for applications!

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We are once again looking for designers, artists, developers, start-ups and other entrepreneurs to re-use Europe’s digitised cultural heritage from Europeana in innovative and creative ways! Europeana Creative is pleased to announce its final challenge encouraging YOU to design and submit products, applications and designs that reuse Europeana content in the theme of Design. The Design Challenge The aim of the Europeana Creative – Design Challenge is to engage designers, artists, developers and entrepreneurs to explore and […]

Cláudia Silva

Design Challenge OPEN for applications!

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We are once again looking for designers, artists, developers, start-ups and other entrepreneurs to re-use Europe’s digitised cultural heritage from Europeana in innovative and creative ways! Europeana Creative is pleased to announce its final challenge encouraging YOU to design and submit products, applications and designs that reuse Europeana content in the theme of Design. The Design Challenge The aim of the Europeana Creative – Design Challenge is to engage designers, artists, developers and entrepreneurs to […]

Cláudia Silva

Thursday Thought: Getting Personal

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Read this email I received yesterday: Hello Elizabeth! My name is Andrea, and I’m a librarian with The Seattle Public Library’s Reader Services department. Thanks for using Your Next Five Books, our online service for readers. I’ve created a list of suggestions for you right in our library catalog, which you can find here. What a great mix of topics and styles! I’ve tried to create a list with a similar variety; all of the books […]

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Sketchfab Will Now Allow for the Download and 3D Printing of Their 3D Models

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Earlier this morning we touched on an announcement from CGTrader, one of the leaders in the 3D modelling space. As we mentioned in that article, it will be the 3D printable models which drive the market for 3D printers, as content is king. It turns out that CGTrader is not the only rapidly growing model repository. A venture-backed company with offices in both Paris and New York City, Sketchfab is also rapidly expanding, and has […]

Eddie Krassenstein

Introducing English Heritage Archaeological Monographs

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English Heritage has a long tradition of producing high quality, well illustrated archaeological monographs about key sites and topics of importance to the understanding of the historic environment in England. Many of the past titles have long been out of … Continue reading →

Katie Green

Europeana’s top 5 Facebook tips for memory institutions

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A series of blogs by Wiebe de Jager, Marketing Manager at Europeana Many of our partners who represent Europe’s libraries, archives and museums make use of Facebook. It is a great way to show people something about your institution or collections, reach out to potential visitors (and stay in touch with them after they’ve visited), communicate events or other news, or even organise contests or other engaging activities. However, not everyone is aware of the […]

Susan Muthalaly

Open Education: Condition Critical

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Coventry (UK), 20 November 2014 Thursday November 20th 4:30-6:30pm, at Coventry University, a panel exploring opportunities to critically and creatively experiment with different ideas of what the university and education can be. Open Education: Condition Critical What for decades could only be dreamt of is now almost … Continue reading →

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Come to our networks session and workshop at CAA2015 in Siena!

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We would like to bring a session on archaeological network science at the 2015 Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) meeting in Siena (Italy) to your attention. We welcome papers describing archaeological applications of network science, with a particular focus on the treatment of space and time in these applications. Please find the […]

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