The Library of Congress has a wide array of historical collections. The latest to be digitized and made available to the public for viewing is a set of 400 early Twentieth Century panoramic postcards. The postcard collection took 4 years to digitize and represents 39 states. They can be viewed online. Additionally the Library of Congress already has 4000 historic panoramic photos available for viewing online.
Library of Congress Digitizes Stunning Collection of Early Panoramic Postcards
Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein made a generous gift to the Sheepshead Bay public libraries to buy laptops to loan to patrons. The laptops can be used anywhere in the libraries, and ease the burden on the heavily used desktop stations. The goal of the laptop program is provide people with opportunities that may improve their lives, that would be extremely difficult without computer access.
Loaner laptops draw library users
These are some other library news stories we’re excited by this week.
Little Free Libraries great example of neighborly kindness
Libraries unite to increase size of catalog
Grand Strand libraries adding e-books, other streamlining media into circulation
Waterford library opens self-check station
Northbrook library upgrades technology
Moms’ love for libraries anchors future
Sacramento Library Offering State-Of-The-Art 3-D Printer Use
Some Clearwater libraries will use RFID chip technology
Aurora Public Library Bookmobile to be featured at Bookmobile Roundup
Wauconda Area Library adds new state-of-the-art eBook service
Self-study goes high-tech
Front-yard libraries turn back page of time
Whitehall Public Library changes with the times
Cupertino Library unveils new ‘Tech Toolbar’ for e-reading material
Library’s catalog easier to search
Library Appreciates Support, Offers Free Alerts
Pima County Libraries help create a career-ready workforce
County libraries offer tremendous help in digital age
Lorain libraries, including Avon and North Ridgeville, now offer free digital magazines
Helping Seniors Learn New Technology
Libraries offer free music downloads
Missoula Public Library looks to future as books fill every nook
Westfield Memorial Library Offers New E-Book Service ‘Freading’
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