Posts tagged "Digital Collections"
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | April 6 - 12

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | April 6 – 12

Another belated Linkubator is the fallout of being the Saturday Librarian of the weekend!  Thank God for the relatively long memory of our social media accounts.   New features: New in our Book to Boogie series on movement in story time: Dance with Me! We love talking to libraries that support the arts, and the...
Exploring the Boston Athenaeum

Exploring the Boston Athenaeum

Today it’s my pleasure to present this interview with Peter Walsh from the Boston Athenaeum. He talked with us about this local institution, its collection, and how the Athenaeum actively supports the work of artists in New England. Enjoy! ~ Laura The mission of the Boston Athenæum is to serve its members, the broader community, and scholars throughout...
Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Whether you think today is the perfect excuse to snuggle up with your honey and eat chocolates or a terrible Hallmark conspiracy, there’s no mistaking it: Valentine’s Day is a good day in the world of Digital Collections!  There are a number of beautiful digital archives of vintage cards out there, documenting not only how...
The Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature

The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature

by Angela Terrab Do you have an interest in early children’s literature? Or are you just looking for gorgeous 18th century illustrations kick off your next craft? In either case, the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature should be one of your first stops. The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature is the nation’s preeminent...
Anonymous

Anonymous

This is the fifteenth and, sadly, final post in a series of features on historic book bindings, written for the Library as Incubator Project by Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian and the Rare Book Conservator at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries.  We thank Andrea from the bottom of our hearts for her time and...
All for Art

All for Art

This is the fourteenth post in a series of features on historic book bindings, written for the Library as Incubator Project by Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian and the Rare Book Conservator at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries. Unless otherwise noted, all bindings pictured are from the University of Rochester’s Dept. of Rare Books &...
Dreams, Nightmares & the Day the Hard Drive Died: Provincetown Public Press Goes Live

Dreams, Nightmares & the Day the Hard Drive Died: Provincetown Public Press Goes Live

We can’t get enough of innovative ways to support and collect community-created content, and Provincetown Public Library is a fantastic example– their new e-publishing venture, Provincetown Public Press launched this year, and we’re chronicling the process here on the website.    If you’re just tuning in, don’t miss the other posts in our Provincetown Public Press series! Enjoy. ~Erinn...
“The Boom in Yellow**”

“The Boom in Yellow**”

This is the thirteenth post in a series of features on historic book bindings, written for the Library as Incubator Project by Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian and the Rare Book Conservator at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries. Unless otherwise noted, all bindings pictured are from the University of Rochester’s Dept. of Rare Books &...
Provincetown Public Press: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

Provincetown Public Press: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

We can’t get enough of innovative ways to support and collect community-created content, so we invited Matt Clark and Cheryl Napsha of Provincetown Public Library, to write a series of posts on different aspects of the library’s new e-publishing venture, Provincetown Public Press.  This week, they’re following-up with a summary of their efforts so far– obstacles,...
Art and Her Plain Sisters

Art and Her Plain Sisters

This is the twelfth post in a series of features on historic book bindings, written for the Library as Incubator Project by Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian and the Rare Book Conservator at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries. Unless otherwise noted, all bindings pictured are from the University of Rochester’s Dept. of Rare Books & Special...
Provincetown Public Press: Design, Collaboration, & Release updates!

Provincetown Public Press: Design, Collaboration, & Release updates!

We can’t get enough of innovative ways to support and collect community-created content, so we invited Matt Clark and Cheryl Napsha of Provincetown Public Library, to write a series of posts on different aspects of the library’s new e-publishing venture, Provincetown Public Press.  This week, they’re following-up with highlights on the actual book launches as...
Glimpse of a New Day

Glimpse of a New Day

This is the eleventh post in a series of features on historic book bindings, written for the Library as Incubator Project by Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian and the Rare Book Conservator at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries. Unless otherwise noted, all bindings pictured are from the University of Rochester’s Dept. of Rare Books...