Tag Archives: online

The NDL Online and its new services

(26 February 2018) The National Diet Library, Japan (NDL) is pleased to announce the launch on January 5, 2018, of a new system for online searches and requests. The National Diet Library Online Search and Request Service (NDL Online) has replaced the NDL-OPAC, which was in service for six years, from January 2012 to December […]


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Porn industry opposes effort to censor library computers

(27 November 2017) Reacting to reports of out-in-the-open porn viewing, public sex, drug use and theft at city libraries, a pair of City Council leaders is proposing to tighten the rules at these sanctuaries for children, the elderly and book nerds. “I know that taxpayers in the city do not intend for their money to […]


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New digital portal makes thousands of Hoover’s rare materials available online

(17 February 2017) The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce the launch of a new digital collections portal that contains more than 55,000 digitized posters, photographs, documents, sound recordings, and moving images from Hoover collections, with new items frequently added. The portal will allow remote users from around the globe to access […]


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550+ aerial photographs go online

(17 May 2016) These photographs are part of the State Aerial Survey that was produced by the Department of Crown Lands & Survey between 1945-1965. They cover mostly regional Victoria from Albury to Willaura. The majority are scaled at 1:15,840. They are mosaics, which means multiple photographs were joined together to form one large overall […]


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Thailand Knowledge Park has launched the TK Public Online Library

(2 September 2015) TK Park president Sirikorn Maneerin said it took three years to complete the project and the library was now ready. “The trend is moving towards digital libraries, and we see lots of leading bookstores closing down,” she noted. The pilot project was launched five years ago, with TK Park introducing a 2eBook […]


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Ancient documents online in Tamil Nadu for first time

(14 January 2015, Chennai)  Palm leaves, ancient texts and manuscripts that were accessible only for a select few on poring through rows of dusty records are now just a click away for anyone from anywhere across the world. For the first time in India, 2,600,000 pages of historic records are being made available to the […]


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Half the world will be online by 2017

(21 September 2014, New York) Over 50% of the global population will have internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report. Released today in New York at the 10th meeting of […]


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Fighting online IP crime

(28 August 2014)  Online piracy is a massive challenge for all economies which depend on their creative industries, hurting publishers’ and authors’ income, employees’ jobs and governments’ tax revenues, says the International Publishers Association, IPA. In the UK, a new, dedicated police unit is tackling online IP crime with impressive results. The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) is targeting […]


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ANU Archives online

(12 June 2013) The new ANU Archives database went live in May, and includes information about all deposits in the Noel Butlin Archives Centre (a collection of records from Australian organisations); all series in the University Archives, and details of all the organisations and people who created them—1,800 organisational descriptions, and over 1,200 authority records […]


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