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Dec 13, 2018

Supermicro, Firefox, Patch Tuesday, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 13, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES TechCrunch: Supermicro says investigation firm found no spy chips. "Supermicro has sent a letter to its customers saying that it has found no evidence of malicious chips on its […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 13, 2018

The Musical Million, WWI Memorials, Free Music Archive, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, December 13, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Eastern Mennonite University: Seven shapes or four notes? If you have an opinion, then you'll want to know ‘The Musical Million' 1879-97 is now online. "Giving special thanks to Eastern […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 12, 2018

Gender-Based Violence, Illinois STEM Education, Google Fusion Tables, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 12, 2018
NEW RESOURCES CBC: Everything we know about gender violence in one new website. "A newly launched government website is bringing together all federal programs, research and information related to gender-based violence across […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 12, 2018

Washington Prisons, Congressional Web Sites, Instagram, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, December 12, 2018
NEW RESOURCES I'm not sure how new this is but it's new-to-me: the Washington Prison History Project. From the front page: "Welcome to the Washington Prison History Project, an online project documenting […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 11, 2018

Pentagon Employees, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Snapchat, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 11, 2018
NEW RESOURCES POGO: Pentagon Revolving Door Database. "The revolving door of Pentagon officials and senior military leaders seeking lucrative post-retirement jobs often leads to confusing what is in the best financial interests […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 11, 2018

How to Get GMail to Stop Nudging You
Google thinks I don't have enough people nagging me. My mother isn't enough. My dentist isn't enough. My cat isn't enough. I must have more people and things reminding me that I […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 11, 2018

NC Farmers, Radio Times, Nature Sounds, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, December 11, 2018
NEW RESOURCES DigitalNC: 100 Issues of The Carolina Union Farmer now online at DigitalNC. "100 issues of the Carolina Union Farmer are now online at DigitalNC. The recently digitized issues form a […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 10, 2018

WWI News, British Columbia History, WordPress, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, December 10, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Library of Congress: World War I: A Wartime Clipping Service Update: All 400 Volumes Now Online. "The massive collection, World War History: Newspaper Clippings, 1914 to 1926, is now fully […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 10, 2018

Freshwater Fish, Arkansas School Segregation, Camp Fire, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 10, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Tennessee Aquarium: A "Facebook for Fish": Public, Scientists to Benefit from Freshwater Information Network's Interactive Database of Native Species. "With the launch of the Freshwater Information Network (FIN), the Aquarium […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 10, 2018

Brave Browser, Public Domain Serial Content, Amazon Alexa, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, December 10, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES CNET: Brave browser matures with move to Chromium foundation. "One day after Microsoft announced it's ditching its own EdgeHTML core and rebuilding its Edge browser on Google's rival Chromium […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 09, 2018

Leveson Inquiry, US Foreign Affairs, FOIAonline, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, December 9, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Your Local Guardian: Kingston University launches online archive of Leveson Inquiry. "Launched by former Prime Minister David Cameron in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal, the inquiry led by judge […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 08, 2018

Diversity in Chemistry, Addiction in Pennsylvania, Gender Bias in Google Translate, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, December 8, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Chemistry World: Database seeking to help to diversify chemistry gathers pace. "At three months old, Diversify Chemistry contains the names of more than 230 chemists who have self-reported as belonging […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 07, 2018

National Geographic, YouTube, Linux Mint, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 7, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Gizmodo: YouTube & National Geographic Team Up For VR Series. "One of the benefits of using virtual reality (VR) is that due to the immersive nature of the technology, […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 07, 2018

Reading Lists, Women in Music, Google Chrome, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, December 7, 2018
Beg pardon. Some technical difficulties this morning. NEW RESOURCES Irish Times: The ultimate literary bucket list: ‘1,000 Books to Read Before You Die'. "[James] Mustich is keenly aware that the compendium is […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 06, 2018

Chester Beatty, Facebook, Yandex, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 6, 2018
NEW RESOURCES RTE: Chester Beatty makes rare artefacts available to view online. "The Chester Beatty in Dublin has launched a new website offering online access to thousands of rare books, manuscripts and […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 06, 2018

Open Access Journals, Google Allo, Facebook Groups, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, December 6, 2018
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: People and plants: Working together for the planet . "Plants, People, Planet, a cross-disciplinary Open Access journal, launches today with its first issue. Plants, People, Planet will publish peer-reviewed […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 05, 2018

Chiba University, Microsoft Browsers, Santa's Village, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 5, 2018
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: Chiba University launched Open Access Resource ‘c-arc' . "Chiba University launched a new academic resource collection named ‘Chiba University Academic Resource Collections (c-arc)' which makes contents published and provided […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 05, 2018

Classic Literature, Modern Slavery, National Transportation Safety Board, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, December 5, 2018
NEW RESOURCES JSTOR: Understanding Great Works: a new research tool on JSTOR. "Understanding Great Works (Beta) is a free research tool from JSTOR Labs that fosters student engagement with classic literature by […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 04, 2018

Johannes Vermeer, Facebook Groups, Domain Names, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 4, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Google Blog: An art gallery in your pocket: See Vermeer's paintings in augmented reality. "…now, you can experience all of Vermeer's known artworks in one place for the first time. […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 04, 2018

How to Get Your Photos Out of Facebook and Into Somewhere Else
As more and more news about Facebook comes out, I'm feeling less and less comfortable with being on Facebook. But life is messy, I have friends and family with whom I want […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 04, 2018

Armenian Genocide, Facebook, Managing Screen Time, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, December 4, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Ahval: Turkish historian launches digital archive documenting Armenian genocide. "Turkish historian Taner Akçam, a professor of Armenian genocide studies at Clark University in Massachusetts, has launched a digital archive of […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 03, 2018

Facebook Search, Facebook Watch, Google Hangouts, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, December 3, 2018
Facebook Search, Facebook Watch, Google Hangouts, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, December 3, 2018 TWEAKS AND UPDATES Search Engine Journal: Facebook Explains How its Search Results Work. "Facebook has put together a short […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 03, 2018

Ireland Films, Alaska Communities, Firefox Add-Ons, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, December 3, 2018
NEW RESOURCES ESB: Film Archive is launched. ESB stands for Electricity Supply Board. It is an electric utility in Ireland. "To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the establishment of ESB's Public Relations […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 03, 2018

Skin Cancer in England, Oceania Mythology, New Jersey Law Enforcement, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, December 3, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Science Daily: Skin cancer rates in England far higher than previously thought, according to new database . "Data from the newly established UK skin cancer database, the largest database of […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 02, 2018

Medieval London Crime, Southeast Asian Communities, Oakland University Newspapers, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, December 2, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Phys. org: ‘Murder map' reveals medieval London's meanest streets. "Stabbed by a lover with a fish-gutting knife. Beaten to death for littering with eel skins. Shot with an arrow during […]

ResearchBuzz
Dec 01, 2018

Tennis Fashion, Free Music Archive, Sheryl Sandberg, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, December 1, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Baseline: International Tennis Hall Of Fame Courts Fashion. "‘Couture curious?' asks the International Tennis Hall of Fame, alluding to its new style-centric exhibit. The surefire reply: Yes. More. One doesn't […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 30, 2018

Jewish Music, Graphic Design, Catskills Folk Music, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 30, 2018
NEW RESOURCES New-to-me, from Dartmouth: Dartmouth and Hebrew University Strengthen Jewish Music Archive. "What does Jewish culture sound like? You can find over 100,000 answers in the Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive (DJSA), […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 30, 2018

Brain Cell Atlas, Dogs and Wild Canids, Food Industry, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, November 30, 2018
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: Blue Brain Project releases first-ever digital 3D brain cell atlas . "The first digital 3D atlas of every cell in the mouse brain provides neuroscientists with previously unavailable information […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 29, 2018

Africa Cities, Microsoft Patches, YouTube Annotations, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 29, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Cities Today: New database released to better assess African cities. "The most complete data set on African urban agglomerations has been launched during the 8th Africities Conference in Marrakesh. Africapolis […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 29, 2018

LGBTQ Newspapers, Purdue Architecture, Project Dragonfly, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, November 29, 2018
NEW RESOURCES DigitalNC: Over 90 issues of Lambda, UNC's LGBTQ student newspaper, now online at DigitalNC!. "Over 90 issues spanning nearly the entire run of Lambda, UNC Chapel Hill‘s LGBQT student newspaper, […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 28, 2018

Mars Images, Brazil National Museum, Facebook, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 28, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Planetary Society: New Cameras on Mars!. "There was jubilation when InSight landed, but I'm just as happy to be writing about a distinct InSight event: The flow of raw images […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 28, 2018

Jewish Digital Collections, Pacific Northwest Weather, Google, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, November 28, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Diane Romm sent me a heads-up about a new site of hers: Jewish Digital Collections at http://www.jewishdigitalcollections.com/ . She described it in her email as "an annotated list of more […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 27, 2018

Ireland Pubs, Crowdsourced Marine Photography, Political Maps, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 27, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Sunday Times: Photographer raises the bar by snapping every Irish pub. "Leopold Bloom, the fictional protagonist in James Joyce's Ulysses, mused that a good puzzle would be to ‘cross […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 27, 2018

Startpage.com Has a New Look and a Lot of Functionality
When it comes to search engines, Google seems to get most of the headlines with an occasional nod to Bing, DuckDuckGo, Yandex, or Baidu. And while it's true that there are far, […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 27, 2018

New Zealand Flu Epidemic, 1960s Brisbane, Sustainable Development, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, November 27, 2018
NEW RESOURCES New Zealand Herald: The killer that claimed more lives than WWI. "For decades, most of the influenza victims' graves in Wellington's Karori Cemetery lay neglected and overgrown. Many people lay […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 26, 2018

WikiTribune, Pakistan Social Media, Facebook, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, November 26, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Columbia Journalism Review: Wikipedia's co-founder wanted to let readers edit the news. What went wrong?. "IT'S BEEN ALMOST A YEAR since the launch of WikiTribune, the crowdsourced news site […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 26, 2018

Early Stuart England, Underground Radio Stations, Facebook, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 26, 2018
NEW RESOURCES University of Birmingham: University of Birmingham Research sheds light on Early Stuart England pamphleteering. "Hundreds of handwritten pamphlets detailing the news, politics, intrigue and scandals of pre-Civil War Britain are […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 26, 2018

Shale Oil Research, Online Privacy, Canada Macroeconomics, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, November 26, 2018
NEW RESOURCES WITF: New website aims to be clearinghouse for shale research. " A new online tool aims to provide a library of up-to-date research, outlining the effects of the nation's shale […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 25, 2018

WordPress, SnapChat, Facebook, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, November 25, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES WordPress 5.0 Release Candidate 1 is now available. "This is an important milestone, as we near the release of WordPress 5.0. The WordPress 5.0 release date has shifted from […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 24, 2018

Instagram, Chrome, AI, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, November 24, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES CNET: Instagram may rearrange your profile in the coming weeks. "Instagram is looking to change up profile pages. The Facebook-owned company said on Wednesday that you might see features […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 23, 2018

California Wildfires, Pokémon, James Billington, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 23, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Google Blog: California fires: how we're providing aid and ways you can help. "Over the last week, three wildfires have devastated communities in California, and there's been a tremendous […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 23, 2018

Slovenia WWI Military, LGBTQ Films, Facebook, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, November 23, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Total Slovenia News: First Database of Slovenia's WWI Military Dead Now Online. Please be warned that the picture included with this article is very graphic. "The first edition of a […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 22, 2018

Facebook, National Museum of Brazil, Black Friday, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 22, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES CNET: Facebook fallout: Civil rights groups call for firing of executive. "In a press conference Tuesday, three civil rights groups, Color of Change, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, and […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 22, 2018

Healthcare Guidelines, Pre-1200 Manuscripts, LinkedIn, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, November 22, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Healthcare Informatics: ECRI's Guidelines Trust Goes Live. "Earlier this year, funding cuts forced the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to shut down the National Guideline Clearinghouse. ECRI Institute, […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 21, 2018

Facebook, Tumblr, Microsoft Office, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 21, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES BetaNews: Your Time On Facebook rolls out, revealing how much time you waste in the social network's mobile apps. "It is a little while — over three months, in […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 21, 2018

1947 Partition, Muslims in Brooklyn, Civil War Facial Recognition, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, November 21, 2018
NEW RESOURCES New-to-me, from Pacific Standard: Saving The Library Before It Burns. "In July of 1947, Surjan Singh Sood sensed a coming danger. The British government had announced a plan to divide […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 20, 2018

Amateur Astronomers, Google Pixel, Windows 10, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 20, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Sky & Telescope: Amateur Planet Hunters Have a New Online Resource. "Searching for planets outside our solar system might seem like a task best left to the pros. But amateurs […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 20, 2018

Cartoon Licensing, Indonesia Startups, Global Vegetation, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, November 20, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Quartz: A new website makes it easy to license cartoons for your slideshows. "Bob Mankoff is on a mission to build the ‘Amazon for cartoons.' With a new venture Cartoon […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 19, 2018

Where WWI Soldiers Lived, Google News, EPA Web Site, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, November 19, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Eastern Daily Press: Find out if you live in a house that once belonged to a First World War soldier. "A new website has been launched enabling people to search […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 19, 2018

Louis Armstrong, Genome Mapping, Account Security, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 19, 2018
NEW RESOURCES New York Times: Louis Armstrong's Life in Letters, Music and Art. "For his entire adult life, away from the spotlight, Armstrong amassed a huge trove of personal writings, recordings and […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 19, 2018

Nottingham Photography, California Power Plants, Google, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, November 19, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Nottinghamshire Live: See these lovely old photos of Nottingham which feature on city library's new website. "Photographs of old Nottingham never fail to fascinate. They reveal the way some things […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 18, 2018

Human Immune Systems, Prosecution of Extremists, Internet Archive, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, November 18, 2018
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: DICE: Immune cell atlas goes live . "Compare any two people's DNA and you will find millions of points where their genetic codes differ. Now, scientists at La Jolla […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 17, 2018

Canada History, Facebook, Ubuntu, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, November 17, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Canadian Research Knowledge Network: Over 60 Million Pages of Digitized Canadian Documentary Heritage Soon To Be Available At No Charge. "As of January 1, 2019, 60 million pages of Canadian […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 16, 2018

Firearm Deaths, Firefox Monitor, Windows Updates, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 16, 2018
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: Researchers launch website on firearm deaths & injuries among children. "Based at the University of Michigan, with more than two dozen researchers from 12 universities and health systems, FACTS […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 16, 2018

Facebook and the Final Straw
I have lost track of the times Facebook has annoyed me. A lot of it you've seen in ResearchBuzz, from Please Don't Like Us On Facebook (Because There's No Damned Point) to More […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 16, 2018

Local Journalism, Free Music Archive, Oxford Dictionaries, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, November 16, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Nieman Lab: Need a local reporter in [state] with [expertise]? This directory wants to blow away parachute journalism. "Amazon may have gone with the most predictable of picks for HQ2, […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 15, 2018

Audio Production, Zond 6 Lunar Mission, Pandora, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 15, 2018
NEW RESOURCES RA News: Spotify and SoundGirls launch database for women in audio production. "The initiative aims to bring gender parity to the music industry at a time when less than five […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 15, 2018

Taking Audioburst For a Test Drive
When it comes to Calishain's List of Search Frustrations, podcast searching is definitely #1. And possibly #2, #3, and #4. I just have not found a podcast discovery tool that has all […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 15, 2018

Smart Device Security, Neil Armstrong, Andes Trees, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, November 15, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Mashable: Is that fancy smart gadget a privacy nightmare? A new guide has answers.. "As the inevitable creep of ‘smart' features and products continues to turn everything from your refrigerator […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 14, 2018

Yahoo, Google, Finding a Book, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 14, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES CNET: Feeling nostalgic for the Yahoo homepage? There's an app for that. "There was a time when the Yahoo homepage was one of the most important pieces of real […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 14, 2018

Google Fi, Windows 10, WordPress 5.0, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, November 14, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Ars Technica: Google adds always-on VPN to its Project Fi cellular service. "Today, Google announced a new feature for its Project Fi cellular service: an always-on VPN. Project Fi's […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 13, 2018

The Prince of Wales, Squoosh, Facebook More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 13, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Google Blog: HRH The Prince of Wales' 70th Birthday: Art, Culture, Heritage. "On the occasion of The Prince of Wales' 70th birthday on November 14th, Google Arts & Culture has […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 13, 2018

I'm Officially a Full-Time Writer
For the last, oh, 12 years I have been doing ResearchBuzz in my spare time while carrying on a "real job". Spare time that wasn't very spare since I worked long hours. […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 13, 2018

CADRE, Medium, Facebook, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, November 13, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES University of Iowa Libraries: UI Libraries collaborates to expand access to research data. "Students, faculty, and researchers across the Midwest and beyond will gain crucial access to large research […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 12, 2018

Samuel Beckett, United States Presidents, LinkedIn, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, November 12, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Emory University: Locate Samuel Beckett letters online in over 25 American literary archives. "Emory University announces the debut of The Location Register of the Letters of Samuel Beckett in American […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 12, 2018

Scotland and Brexit, Kiowa Language, PDF Editing, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, November 12, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Ferret, and I'm not sure when these were released: The Brexit Papers. "In September 2018 The Ferret submitted more than 130 freedom of information (FoI) requests to Scottish public […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 12, 2018

Free Genealogy, Facebook, Twitter, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, November 12, 2018
Missouri State Genealogical Association: NEHGS Offers FREE Access on American Ancestors Thru Tues!. "To assist family historians of all levels with a great reason to fall back into research, American Ancestors and […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 11, 2018

DC Segregation, Chrome, Vine's Successor, More: Sunday Buzz, November 11, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The DC Line: New website maps out history of housing segregation in DC. "A new website, Mapping Segregation, seeks to illuminate DC's history of racially restrictive housing covenants from the […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 10, 2018

Semantic Scholar, Google, Windows 10, More: Saturday Buzz, November 10, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES The Register: Here's a search engine for all you boffins and eggheads that makes it easier to learn science. "The whole search engine is built from a knowledge base. […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 09, 2018

Cornell Suffrage, Data Scientists, JPEG Compression, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, November 9, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Cornell Chronicle: Exhibit commemorates women's right to vote. "As voters make their voices heard on Election Day, a new online exhibit looks back at a time when casting a ballot […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 09, 2018

Jewish Newspapers, Flickr Commons, William Blake, More: Friday Buzz, November 9, 2018
NEW RESOURCES University of Michigan: New Digital Archive At U-M Highlights History Of Detroit's Jewish Community. "The University of Michigan just unveiled a rich new resource that documents the history of Southeast […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 08, 2018

Prince, Google Maps, Machine Learning, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, November 8, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES NPR: Watch 3 Rare Prince Videos For ‘Endorphinmachine,' ‘Rock And Roll Is Alive,' ‘Dolphin'. "The Prince Estate has announced that it will be digitally uploading videos from the artist's […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 08, 2018

Political Graphic Design, Middle East Photography, 1940 New York, More: Thursday Buzz, November 8, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Dezeen: US midterm elections logos compiled into searchable database. "Just in time for the midterms, 6 November 2018, a team of designers has set up The Center For American Politics […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 07, 2018

California Agriculture, Murdered Journalists, Dropbox, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, November 7, 2018
NEW RESOURCES UC Food Observer: A California Archive Project Provides Access To Historic Ag & Community Records. "Imagine more than 100 years of research and crop reports, records and photographs documenting the […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 07, 2018

Security Cameras, Jewish History, Race in Fashion, More: Wednesday Buzz, November 7, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Motherboard: This Tool Shows Exposed Cameras Around Your Neighbourhood. "Surveillance cameras are pretty much a standard when living in many cities. And many of those cameras are connected to the […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 06, 2018

Deep Sea Currents, African Lions, Free Music Archive, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, November 6, 2018
NEW RESOURCES EOS: Deep Floats Reveal Complex Ocean Circulation Patterns. "Acoustically tracked floats drift far below the ocean's surface, providing fresh discoveries about deep-sea currents. A new archive gathers decades' worth of […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 06, 2018

Veteran Care, San Diego Artworks, Judeo-Persian Manuscripts, More: Tuesday Buzz, November 6, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Shropshire Star: Photo archive created to mark 100 years of care for veterans. "Thousands of photos showing the care provided at a veteran's hospital since the end of the First […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 05, 2018

Public Opinion Polls, Car Seats, Scandinavia Literature, More: Monday Evening Buzz, November 5, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Thanks to Paul P. for this heads-up from Ontario Council of University Libraries: Ontario University Libraries openly release over seven decades of historical public opinion polls and guide. "In advancement […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 05, 2018

LGBTQ Homicides, Convicted Criminals, Missing Uyghurs, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, November 5, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Coloradoan: How the Coloradoan tracked 600 LGBTQ homicides since Matthew Shepard's murder. "More than 600 LGBTQ-identifying people have been killed in acts of violence in the United States and […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 05, 2018

Library of Congress Launches New Crowdsourcing Platform
The Library of Congress has launched a new crowdsourcing platform for transcribing the vast number of documents in its collection. As the new platform is supposed to start yielding transcribed documents early […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 05, 2018

Islands, Colorado Music, TS Satyan, More: Monday Buzz, November 5, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Geospatial World: New tool developed by Esri and USGS allows users to explore islands worldwide. "A new tool that gives users the most detailed view yet of the world's islands […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 04, 2018

Heatwaves, Flickr, Twitter, More: Sunday Buzz, November 4, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Nature Asia: A data toolbox for studying heatwaves. "A database that provides insights into current and past heatwaves - The Global Heatwave and Warm-spell Record (GHWR) - is published online […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 03, 2018

Transportation Ballot Measures, Water Scarcity, North Carolina Trails, More: Saturday Buzz, November 3, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Eno Center for Transportation: 2018 Transportation Ballot Measure Database Now Available. "With the 2018 elections quickly approaching, the Eno Center for Transportation released on Tuesday a database of transportation-related measures […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 02, 2018

University of Denver Newspapers, Women Artists, Flickr, More: Friday Buzz, November 2, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Colorado Virtual Library: DU's Weekly Peanut and The Hesperus Student Newspapers Join the CHNC!. "As our list of university newspapers continues to grow, the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection is pleased […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 01, 2018

Case Law, Traffic Research, Nottingham Photos, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, November 1, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Techdirt: Harvard Opens Up Its Massive Caselaw Access Project. "Almost exactly three years ago, we wrote about the launch of an ambitious project by Harvard Law School to scan all […]

ResearchBuzz
Nov 01, 2018

Coal Plant Developers, Richard Nixon, Twitch, More: Thursday Buzz, November 1, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Energy Post: A blacklist of the world's top 120 coal plant developers. "Nearly 1,400 new coal power plant developments are planned or under construction in 59 countries that would add […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 31, 2018

Linux Mint, Twitter, Facebook, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, October 31, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES BetaNews: Linux Mint 19.1 ‘Tessa' coming this Christmas. "Not all Christmas gifts need to be physical — sometimes a Linux distribution can be equally rewarding! Case in point, today, […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 31, 2018

Cassette Culture, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Twitter, More: Wednesday Buzz, October 31, 2018
NEW RESOURCES New-to-me, from Electronic Beats: This Website Is Like Discogs But For Rare Synth Wave, Ambient And Industrial Cassettes. "As an electronic music fan, you probably spend a lot of time […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 30, 2018

Africa Muslims, Ireland Women, UK Taxation, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, October 30, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Charleston Chronicle: Spiritual Wayfarers: New Lowcountry Digital History Initiative Exhibit Spotlights Lowcountry African Muslims. "The oft-overlooked experiences of the Lowcountry's African Muslims are the subject of a new digital exhibit […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 30, 2018

WordPress, Endangered Species, Google Feeds, More: Tuesday Buzz, October 30, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES WordPress 5.0 Beta 1 is now available. "This software is still in development, so we don't recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 29, 2018

Surgical Procedures, Twitch, Gab, More: Monday Evening Buzz, October 29, 2018
NEW RESOURCES PRNewswire: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announces the launch of its Shoulder and Elbow Registry (PRESS RELEASE). "The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the launch of its Shoulder […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 29, 2018

Snapchat, Google Docs, IBM, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, October 29, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES CNET: Snapchat's Snap Camera brings dog ears and other Lenses to your computer. "Lenses are arguably the most fun part of Snapchat. It's hard not to smile when you […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 29, 2018

People's Talmud, GMail, Google Maps, More: Monday Buzz, October 29, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Jerusalem Post: People's Talmud Launches Online. "The People's Talmud is an innovate new repository of the Talmud and its wisdom, rendering the ancient text into concepts, cataloguing it all into […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 28, 2018

YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter, More: Sunday Buzz, October 28, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES TechCrunch: YouTube is closing the gap with Twitch on live streaming, report finds. "Twitch continues to dominate the live streaming market, with approximately 2.5 billion hours watched by viewers […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 27, 2018

Drug Prices, Opioid Abuse, Google Lens, More: Saturday Buzz, October 27, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Columbus Dispatch: Drug Price Look Up. "Drug prices are difficult to determine for patients. Drug wholesalers, distributors, healthcare providers, pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacists keep prices hidden from the public. […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 26, 2018

Science Publishing, Arab Culture, Metropolitan Museum of Art, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, October 26, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Science Magazine: What a massive database of retracted papers reveals about science publishing's ‘death penalty'. "Nearly a decade ago, headlines highlighted a disturbing trend in science: The number of articles […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 26, 2018

Royal Theatre Nottingham, Facebook, Hispanic Literature, More: Friday Buzz, October 26, 2018
NEW RESOURCES West Bridgford Wire: Incredible historical pictures released on Theatre Royal Nottingham digital archive. "Over the past two years, the Theatre Royal's Creative Learning Team has worked in partnership with the […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 25, 2018

Facebook Advertising, FTC, Google Maps, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, October 25, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Reuters: Exxon, Ben & Jerry's among buyers of $256 million in political ads on Facebook. "Facebook Inc's new searchable database of U.S. political ads reveals that companies such as Exxon […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 25, 2018

Art Institute of Chicago, Facebook Messenger, Baidu, More: Thursday Buzz, October 25, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Artnet: The Art Institute of Chicago Is the Latest Museum to Offer Open Access to Thousands of Images in Its Archive. "The Art Institute of Chicago is now offering unrestricted […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 24, 2018

Royal Commonwealth Society, Twitter, Facebook Political Ads, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, October 24, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Round Table: The RCS celebrates 150 years with a new digital archive. "The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) has made public a digital archive of its history as it marks […]

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