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John Wilkin, Jon Stroop, and Marvin Bielawski on Hathi Trust

John Wilkin at the University of Michigan, and Jon Stroop & Marvin Bielawski at Princeton University are helping HathiTrust to digitize and share the world's recorded knowledge using the combined effort of fifty institutions. HathiTrust is described on their web site at http://hathitrust.org as "a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future" and their mission is "to contribute to the common good by collecting, organizing, preserving, communicating, and sharing the record of human knowledge."

An App A Day: Tasty Apps for iPhone and Android

“Smartphones are the new platform, and apps are the core,” says Douglas Dixon, an independent technology consultant, author, and speaker specializing in digital media. “In just a year and a half, the Apple App Store...

The Foundations and Future of Information Search

Today, everyone Googles - in the U.S, about 12 billion times a month (including search engines that aren't Google). Will our satisfaction with these tools increase or decrease as the Web and our expectations grow?

Google Earth & Sky

Google Earth and Maps are used extensively for instruction at Princeton because the products support a variety of media and can be used collaboratively. In their November 12 Lunch 'n Learn presentation, Bill Guthe and Ben Johnston demonstrated some of these applications.

The Google Book Scanning Project

The Princeton University Library is one of nearly 30 partners in the Google Book Scanning Project, an effort to integrate major library collections. Google expects that the project will connect researchers with key scholarly works...

The Changing Face of Programming

For the past eight years, Dr. Kernighan has taught a Computer Science course on advanced programming techniques that is meant to reflect how programming is used in the real world. Over time, the course...

Google Search Strategies

You may be a typical Google searcher who simply pops in a word or two in the Google search box and hopes for the best? As it turns out, Google has placed impressive functionality...

Tivo for the Internet: RSS Feeds for Research and Leisure

Internet users are accustomed to surfing the web, migrating haphazardly or with purpose from site to site. Rather than periodically checking out your most interesting sites to see if anything of interest might have...

GIS at Princeton: Gathering Knowledge from Satellite Images

At the February 28 Lunch ‘n Learn seminar, Bill Guthe, David Potere, Bethany Bradley, Wangyal Shawa presented GIS at Princeton: Gathering Knowledge from Satellite Images. Bill Guthe began the session by describing GIS and Remote...

Library joins Google project to make books available online

A new partnership between the Princeton University Library and Google soon will make approximately 1 million books in Princeton’s collection available online in a searchable format. In a move designed to open Princeton’s vast...

All Things Google

At the Wednesday, January 10 Lunch ‘n Learn, John Hernandez and Wayne Bivens-Tatum presented All Things Google. Hernandez focused upon searching and new Google tools. Bivens-Tatum focused upon use of Google for managing content....

When Worlds Collide: The Thomas Jefferson Papers in the Era of eBay

At OIT’s Lunch ‘n Learn on October 25, Kevin Guthrie ‘84 discussed the new forces and organizations emerging from today’s rapidly evolving networked economy that pose new challenges for the academic enterprise and for...

UC Berkeley offers courses and symposia through Google Video

Yasmin Anwar, Media Relations BERKELEY - In another innovative move to share its intellectual treasures with the public, the University of California, Berkeley, announced today (Tuesday, Sept. 26) that it is delivering educational content, including...

Congress Approves Bill Establishing a Publicly Available Database With Details on Earmarks

By Jeffrey Brainard Congress has approved a bill establishing a Web-based, Google-like search engine to provide a single, public source of information about federal contracts and grants, including projects financed through academic earmarks. The move...

U. of California Will Provide Up to 3,000 Books a Day for Google to Scan

By SCOTT CARLSON A mere two months after the University of California begins its book-digitization project with Google, the university will provide the search company with as many as 3,000 books a day for scanning....

Google: The View from the Library

At the May 17 Lunch ‘n Learn, four speakers from the University Library provided their perspectives on Google, the popular internet search engine that has become an integral part of everyday vocabulary and life....

Princeton University Library: Useful tips for scholars

When it comes to making your academic life easier, trust a librarian. That was the theme of the May 3 Lunch ‘n Learn where Nancy Pressman Levy, Audrey Betsy Wright and Phil Menos shared tips...

Challenging Google, Microsoft Unveils a Search Tool for Online Scholarly Articles

By SCOTT CARLSON Microsoft is introducing a new search tool today that will help people find scholarly articles online. The service, which will include journal articles from prominent academic societies and publishers, puts Microsoft in...

Google Wages Fresh Campaign Against Critics of Project to Digitize Library Books

By ANDREA L. FOSTER The battle between publishers and Google over the Internet-search company's project to digitize library books has heated up with an announcement this month by Google that it was starting a campaign...

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