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General Information

35 million Getty Images are now free for online personal use

Getty just announced free use of a bulk of their image stock, with the caveat that every image must be embedded with the Getty brand. While this move is innovative and accommodating to users, there are several concerns that the … Continue reading

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The Bodleian and Vatican digitize biblical collection

The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Library) have completed a project to digitize 1.5 million manuscript pages of biblical texts from their joint collections. The Polonsy Foundation Digitization Project allows you to … Continue reading

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SFMOMA Art Scope

Art Scope is a visual browsing tool that allows you to scroll through nearly 7,000 artworks in the SFMOMA collection. This large grid mapping platform encourages serendipitous discovery. It is a unique and entertaining way to interact with a collection–check … Continue reading

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September First Friday

Details from the Gorgeous Washington Street Association: “Big Art in a Little City” a. k. a., First Friday in Binghamton, NY, will get even bigger during the next First Friday on September 6.  Some highlights: “Runners of the Finger Lakes” … Continue reading

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Cinema Collection Exhibit

Binghamton University’s cinema collection includes books, magazines and journals, DVDs, and yes, films.  The history, theory, criticism, cinematography, and social and artistic impact of popular, documentary, and experimental films are explored in depth in the collection. DVD and VHS titles … Continue reading

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Journal List for the Institute for Student Centered Learning Conference

BU Subject Librarians compiled a list of journals pertaining to pedagogy, teaching, and education in a variety of humanities, social science and science disciplines. The more widely indexed journals include: American Biology Teacher Anthropology and Education Quarterly Career Development Quarterly College … Continue reading

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Exam Week Stress? The Libraries Can Help

  The end of the semester is quickly approaching and that means it’s crunch time for papers and exams.  The Libraries have a variety of services available to help you find scholarly resources such as books and journal articles.  We … Continue reading

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New Website about RefWorks

RefWorks, the Libraries’ online citation management tool, recently launched a new site for all thing RefWorks:  http://refworkscommunity.ning.com/. This website provides information on product enhancements, news, upcoming webinars,videos, interviews, discussion forums and more. Haven’t tried RefWorks yet?  Did you know RefWorks allows you to import and arrange citations, and use those citations to format … Continue reading

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First Friday Celebrates Black History Month

“Ghosts of the South” by Judith Present for Black History Month From the Gorgeous Washington Street Association: South Side Venue Anniversary, Black History Month Exhibit & Masquerade Themes Among Highlights of Next First Friday Art Walk – FEBRUARY 1 Start … Continue reading

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