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ResearchBuzz
May 23, 2019

MyHeritage, Windows 10, LinkedIn, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 23, 2019
Hey y'all! The latest Inside Google & Alphabet newsletter is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-23-14477 . Remember, the newsletter comes out every weekday excepting holidays and it's free! Sign up here: https://inside.com/google MyHeritage Blog: […]

ResearchBuzz
May 23, 2019

Wolfram Engine, Twitter, Charlotte Post, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, May 23, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Wolfram Blog: Launching Today: Free Wolfram Engine for Developers. "The Wolfram Engine is the heart of all our products. It's what implements the Wolfram Language, with all its computational […]

ResearchBuzz
May 22, 2019

Firefox, WordPress, Chronicling America, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 22, 2019
Hey y'all! The latest Inside Google & Alphabet newsletter is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-22-14444 . Remember, the newsletter comes out every weekday excepting holidays and it's free! Sign up here: https://inside.com/google TWEAKS AND […]

ResearchBuzz
May 22, 2019

Holocaust Documents, EU Elections, Supreme Court Confirmations, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, May 22, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Arolsen Archives: More than 13 million documents online. "The database contains a comprehensive collection of documents from concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices. The more than 13 million […]

ResearchBuzz
May 21, 2019

Facebook, Brett Kavanaugh, YouTube, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 21, 2019
Hey y'all! The latest Inside Google & Alphabet newsletter is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-21-14404 . Remember, the newsletter comes out every weekday excepting holidays and it's free! Sign up here: https://inside.com/google TWEAKS AND […]

ResearchBuzz
May 21, 2019

Estonian Startups, Movie Industry Women, NC Genealogy, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, May 21, 2019
NEW RESOURCES The Baltic Course: Estonian startup database launched . "The new database, which can be found on the website on Startup Estonia, lists over 400 startups with Estonian founders with their […]

ResearchBuzz
May 20, 2019

Findmypast, Wolfram|Alpha, Instagram, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 20, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Findmypast: Over 100 Million New European Records Now Online. "Over 114 million new European births, baptisms, marriages, banns, deaths and burials are now available to search and explore on […]

ResearchBuzz
May 20, 2019

Cuba Soap Operas, India Elections, Reddit, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 20, 2019
Hey y'all! The latest Inside Google & Alphabet newsletter is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-20-14368 . Remember, the newsletter comes out every weekday excepting holidays and it's free! Sign up here: https://inside.com/google NEW RESOURCES […]

ResearchBuzz
May 20, 2019

Moon Mapping, Gordon Murray, New Zealand Homicides, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, May 20, 2019
Hey y'all! I did an article for HPE that came out at the beginning of the month, but I've been so turned around I forgot to tell you. It's called "9 APIs […]

ResearchBuzz
May 19, 2019

Bee Species, AP News, Facebook Groups, More: Sunday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 19, 2019
NEW RESOURCES CBC News: University of Calgary unveils digital archive of 300 different bee species. "It's World Bee Day and thanks to a new digital collection of images featuring species native to […]

ResearchBuzz
May 19, 2019

Cook Island Biodiversity, Terry Skibby, India Politics, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, May 19, 2019
NEW RESOURCES New-to-me and apparently being revamped. Cook Islands News: UK team works on CI database. "Zoologist McCormack has been the lead researcher contributing to the Cook Islands Biodiversity and Ethnobiology Database […]

ResearchBuzz
May 18, 2019

Forest Symbiosis, Instagram, Space Launches, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 18, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Purdue University: Nature paper offers global map to understand changing forests. "An international collaboration of hundreds of scientists - led in part by the Forest Advanced Computing and Artificial Intelligence […]

ResearchBuzz
May 18, 2019

Chicago Evictions, Instagram, Snapchat, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, May 18, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Chicago Reader: Attorneys improve tenants' chances of avoiding eviction . "A new database of Chicago eviction records published by the Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing shows that between 2010 and […]

ResearchBuzz
May 17, 2019

EU Elections, Baidu, Fake News, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 17, 2019
Hey y'all! The latest Inside Google & Alphabet newsletter is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-17-14327 . Remember, the newsletter comes out every weekday excepting holidays and it's free! Sign up here: https://inside.com/google NEW RESOURCES […]

ResearchBuzz
May 17, 2019

Vanity Fair, Rip It Up, Facebook, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, May 17, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Vanity Fair: Radhika Jones Introduces Vanity Fair's Full Digital Archive. "Our elves have been coding for more than a year and a half to bring you a state-of-the-art, searchable presentation […]

ResearchBuzz
May 16, 2019

Statue of Liberty, Facebook, Beethoven, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 16, 2019
Hey y'all! The latest Inside Google & Alphabet newsletter is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-16-14284 . Remember, the newsletter comes out every weekday excepting holidays and it's free! Sign up here: https://inside.com/google NEW RESOURCES […]

ResearchBuzz
May 16, 2019

U of Oregon Museum, Zero Energy Buildings, ALS Infusion Services, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, May 16, 2019
NEW RESOURCES University of Oregon: New website expands access to science and culture museum. "The Museum of Natural and Cultural History is realizing longstanding digital dreams with the launch of its new […]

ResearchBuzz
May 15, 2019

Twitter, Facebook Messenger, Fake News, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 15, 2019
Hey y'all! The latest Inside Google & Alphabet newsletter is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-15-14251 . Remember, the newsletter comes out every weekday excepting holidays and it's free! Sign up here: https://inside.com/google TWEAKS AND […]

ResearchBuzz
May 15, 2019

Delaware Public Health, Facebook, Veterinary Students, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, May 15, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Delaware Public Media: New online tool provides community-level health and environmental data. "On the new My Healthy Community web tool, users can enter their address and find localized demographic, health […]

ResearchBuzz
May 14, 2019

Zooarchaeology, Florida Foster Children, Cold Libraries, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 14, 2019
Good afternoon y'all! The latest issue of Inside Google & Alphabet is available at https://inside.com/campaigns/inside-google-alphabet-2019-05-14-14211 . NEW RESOURCES Florida Museum: New Data Platform Illuminates History Of Humans' Environmental Impact. "The human environmental […]

ResearchBuzz
May 14, 2019

Freedom Suits, Hmong Heritage, Manure Mapping, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, May 14, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Lincoln Journal-Star: UNL project illustrates history of slaves suing for their freedom. "UNL's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities have compiled and digitized court documents from more than 500 […]

ResearchBuzz
May 13, 2019

Migration Information, EU Campaign Finance, Discord, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 13, 2019
NEW RESOURCES GhanaWeb: Manual, Database and Mobile Application on migration unveiled. "The Media Response, a Non-Governmental Organisation has concurrently launched a training manual for journalists, database and mobile application on migration to […]

ResearchBuzz
May 13, 2019

MHz Curationist, Email Previews, Twitter, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 13, 2019
NEW RESOURCES PR Newswire: Introducing MHz Curationist - Framing the World We Share (PRESS RELEASE.) " MHz Curationist is an emergent, distilled and searchable CMS database of Creative Commons, Open Access, and […]

ResearchBuzz
May 13, 2019

New Newsletter Duties: Inside Google & Alphabet
Hey y'all, I've started writing a newsletter for Inside.com . It's called Inside Google & Alphabet, and it comes out five days a week, excluding holidays. You can sign up (free!) at […]

ResearchBuzz
May 13, 2019

D-Day, Magazine Advertising, Cryptocurrency Vocabulary, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, May 13, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Library of Congress: Veterans History Project Connects D-Day Journeys in Interactive Online Experience for 75th Anniversary. "In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during […]

ResearchBuzz
May 12, 2019

Former Soviet Union, Instagram, Open Images, More: Sunday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 12, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Columbia University Libraries: Just Launched: Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union Web Archive. "I am pleased to announce the launch of the Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union Web Archive, […]

ResearchBuzz
May 12, 2019

Object Measurements, Tariffs, The Shahnamah, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, May 12, 2019
NEW RESOURCES A blog post at Kottke pointed me toward Dimensions.Guide. From its front page: "Dimensions.Guide is a comprehensive reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of the […]

ResearchBuzz
May 11, 2019

Daisie, Instagram, Flickr, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 11, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES CNET: Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams' Daisie app available for creatives worldwide. "Daisie, an app-based community designed to help artists grow in their careers, is out of beta […]

ResearchBuzz
May 11, 2019

New Zealand Infrastructure, Podcasts, Instagram, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, May 11, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Interest NZ: New database designed by Treasury to provide business with information on major public projects. "A new database with information on major public infrastructure projects has been unveiled by […]

ResearchBuzz
May 10, 2019

Lowell Folklife Project, Minecraft, Chromebooks, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, May 10, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Library of Congress: New online collection: Lowell Folklife Project. "During the year-long field research period in Lowell, a team of fieldworkers produced ethnographic documentation consisting of close to 200 hours […]

ResearchBuzz
May 10, 2019

Facebook, Email Addresses Snapchat, More: Thursday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 9, 2019
And now I think we're caught up. For about ten minutes. TWEAKS AND UPDATES New York Times: Chris Hughes Essay on Breakup Draws an Objection From Facebook. "Facebook pushed back Thursday after […]

ResearchBuzz
May 09, 2019

Freediving, Judah Railroad Map, National Library of Israel, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 9, 2019
Slowly we claw our way out of the resource pile… NEW RESOURCES Deeper Blue: New Freediving Records Website Launched. "A new website has launched which aims to be the go-to source for […]

ResearchBuzz
May 09, 2019

Fake News, Twitter, Data Visualization, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, May 9, 2019
I believe the colloquial term is "one of those days…" TWEAKS AND UPDATES Wired: ‘Fake News Victims' Meet With Twitter and Facebook . "During Tuesday's meeting with Twitter, the attendees took turns […]

ResearchBuzz
May 09, 2019

Cognitive Epidemiology, Google Search, PowerToys, More: Wednesday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 8, 2019
Remember how I said the publishing schedule may occasionally get WAY off-track?… yeah. NEW RESOURCES National Institute on Aging: The Healthy Cognitive Aging Project: A major data resource for cognitive epidemiology . […]

ResearchBuzz
May 08, 2019

Dresses With Pockets, Firefox, Google Lens, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 8, 2019
NEW RESOURCES I do not normally cover ecommerce sites, and the last time I wore a dress I was too young to drink alcohol, but having suffered many a pair of legit-looking […]

ResearchBuzz
May 08, 2019

Performing Arts Legacy Project, Rare Chinese Books, CIA, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, May 8, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Playbill: The Actors Fund Launches Performing Arts Legacy Project Documenting Veteran Performers' Careers. "The Actors Fund has announced the launch of the Performing Arts Legacy Project, a new online platform […]

ResearchBuzz
May 07, 2019

ElectionGuard, FTC, Facebook, More: Tuesday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 7, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES NPR: Ahead Of 2020, Microsoft Unveils Tool To Allow Voters To Track Their Ballots. "In an effort to improve confidence in elections, Microsoft announced Monday that it is releasing […]

ResearchBuzz
May 07, 2019

Colorado Trails, Google, Facebook, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 7, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Colorado Parks & Wildlife: Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) - Colorado's official trails app - puts a comprehensive statewide trail map in your pocket. This is an update of a Web-based […]

ResearchBuzz
May 07, 2019

Leonard A. Lauder Research Center For Modern Art, Electron Tomography Database, Classroom Tech, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, May 7, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Artforum: Leonard A. Lauder Research Center For Modern Art Launches Digital Archives. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art has established a new initiative […]

ResearchBuzz
May 06, 2019

Teaching and Learning Centers, Instagram, Google, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 6, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Insider Higher Ed: New Database of Teaching and Learning Centers Nationwide. "Centers for teaching and learning at institutions across the U.S. will be easier than ever to find and contact, […]

ResearchBuzz
May 06, 2019

Google Landmarks, Google Assistant, EU Elections, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 6, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Google AI Blog: Announcing Google-Landmarks-v2: An Improved Dataset for Landmark Recognition & Retrieval. "Last year we released Google-Landmarks, the largest world-wide landmark recognition dataset available at that time. … […]

ResearchBuzz
May 06, 2019

Pharmaceutical Companies, Drinking Water, National Model Aviation Museum, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, May 6, 2019
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: Index that tracks impact of pharmaceuticals worldwide to relaunch, focus on more diseases. "The Global Health Impact Index, developed by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York […]

ResearchBuzz
May 05, 2019

Michigan Startups, Kazakhstan Volunteering, Google I/O, More: Sunday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 5, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Crain's Detroit Business: New website tracks Michigan startup community. "The database website… is designed and licensed from Israel's Start-Up Nation Central, a nonprofit dedicated to tracking more than 6,000 startups […]

ResearchBuzz
May 05, 2019

Firefox Add-Ons, Facebook Bonfire, Google Maps, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, May 5, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Neowin: It's not you, it's Mozilla: Firefox is having trust issues with add-ons [Update]. "According to an announcement on Mozilla Discourse, a certificate used to sign Firefox add-ons expired […]

ResearchBuzz
May 04, 2019

Berkeley Library, YouTube Originals, Chrome OS, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 4, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Berkeley Library: Just use it: Change in UC Berkeley Library permissions policy lowers barriers for researchers. "Driven in part by a desire to track the use of their collections, […]

ResearchBuzz
May 04, 2019

1980s Culture, Jesuit Mission Press, E-Discovery, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, May 4, 2019
NEW RESOURCES National Library of Scotland: 1980s retrospective website goes live. "Themes running through the website range from international relations, to popular culture and society. Further content will be added in each […]

ResearchBuzz
May 03, 2019

Baltimore Law Enforcement, The Genealogy Squad, Google Lens, More: Friday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 3, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Baltimore Fishbowl: Open Justice Baltimore creates an openly searchable database of Baltimore's cops. "Data scientist collective Open Justice Baltimore has assembled a new database with information on thousands of city […]

ResearchBuzz
May 03, 2019

Utah Fishing, Tumblr, Google CallJoy, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 3, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Deseret News: Want to rate Utah's fishing holes? Now you can. "he Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has launched a new website that offers an in-depth, interactive fishing map. While […]

ResearchBuzz
May 03, 2019

Interactive Storytelling, Drug Diversion, Hawaii Air Quality, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, May 3, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Journalism .co.uk: Tool for journalists: Outriders Network database, for discovering the best interactive storytelling projects. "Outriders Network database is a knowledge-sharing platform that features 860 real-life examples of interactive storytelling […]

ResearchBuzz
May 02, 2019

Fake News, Major League Baseball, Gmail, More: Thursday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 2, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Mashable: UnNews is a handy database that aims to keep tabs on fake news and biased sources . "There's a new tool to help you refute all the fake news […]

ResearchBuzz
May 02, 2019

Tech Startups, Chicago Murals, United Arab Emirates, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 2, 2019
NEW RESOURCES TechCrunch: Golden unveils a Wikipedia alternative focused on emerging tech and startups. "Jude Gomila, who previously sold his mobile advertising company Heyzap to RNTS Media, is taking on a new […]

ResearchBuzz
May 02, 2019

Search Bias, Australia Elections, New Mexico Laws, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, May 2, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Business Wire via AP: Pantene Launches S.H.E. - Search. Human. Equalizer. - to Shine a Light on Bias in Search (PRESS RELEASE). "S.H.E. is a search tool that shows us […]

ResearchBuzz
May 01, 2019

Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, More: Wednesday Evening ResearchBuzz, May 1, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Mashable: ‘Game of Thrones' sets new record by conquering your Twitter feed . "Twitter was ablaze Sunday following the night's episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, with show-related content […]

ResearchBuzz
May 01, 2019

Children's Books, Supply Chains, Instagram, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 1, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Library of Congress: Classic Works of Children's Books Published More Than 100 Years Ago Now Online at the Library of Congress. "In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Children's Book […]

ResearchBuzz
May 01, 2019

UWO Yearbooks, UK Charities, Greenwich Village, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, May 1, 2019
NEW RESOURCES University of Wisconsin Oshkosh: 75-plus years of UWO student life chronicled in digitized yearbook collection. "Alumni, faculty, staff and students can get a glimpse of days gone by on campus […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 30, 2019

Alphabet/Google, SSA, Office for National Statistics (UK), More: Tuesday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 30, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Reuters: Google parent's shares dive as YouTube changes, competition hurt revenue. "Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 30, 2019

Google My Business, Vimeo, Podcast Clips, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 30, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Search Engine Journal: Google My Business May Offer Premium Features for a Monthly Fee . "Google is sending out surveys to gauge peoples' interest in paying for access to […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 30, 2019

New Video Metasearch Features a Guy and His Cat
I hate YouTube's search options. Hate hate hate them. I've considered an article writing about how much I hate them, but that seemed indulgent when I had no way to fix any […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 30, 2019

Alabama Butterflies, Jury instructions, Microbiological Research, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, April 30, 2019
Hey y'all, my latest Saturday Evening Post column is up at https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2019/04/no-sweat-tech-buying-from-amazon-3-steps-to-find-what-you-need-and-avoid-fake-reviews/ . It's about doing your due diligence before buying on Amazon. And for those of you who were at Computers […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 29, 2019

France Real Estate, Google Photos, Image Editing, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 29, 2019
NEW RESOURCES From the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance, via a PDF in French which I had to run through Google Translate: Gérald DARMANIN announces the publication and opening in […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 29, 2019

Venezuela Refugees, Assam Music, Earth Timelapse, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 29, 2019
NEW RESOURCES The Editor's Desk: Covering the uprooted. "Each spring, journalism students from UNC-Chapel Hill create a multimedia project that focuses on a place and topic. Previous subjects have included the aftermath […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 29, 2019

Police Misconduct, North Carolina School Finances, Amateur Theater, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, April 29, 2019
NEW RESOURCES USA Today: We found 85,000 cops who've been investigated for misconduct. Now you can read their records.. "Obtained from thousands of state agencies, prosecutors, police departments and sheriffs, the records […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 28, 2019

Domain Names, Google Easter Eggs, Twitter, More: Sunday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 28, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES The Register: Internet industry freaks out over proposed unlimited price hikes on .org domain names. "The organization that oversees the domain name system, ICANN, has proposed an end to […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 28, 2019

Slack, FamilySearch, Fold3, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, April 28, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES The Verge: Slack is bridging email to chat, improving calendar integration and search. "Slack arrived more than five years ago with the bold attempt to try to kill email […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 27, 2019

Twitter, Google, WordPress, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 27, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Washington Post: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump's tweet sparked a flood of death threats. "Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 27, 2019

National Oil Companies, Jacob Wainwright, Turfley-Dorsey Family, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, April 27, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Brookings: New data on governance of national oil companies: Why transparency and oversight matter . "The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) conducted a survey of 71 NOCs worldwide in order […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 26, 2019

Google, Facebook, Lucille Ball, More: Friday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 26, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES CNET: Google makes it simpler for employees to report harassment and discrimination. "Google on Thursday said it's rolling out a new way for its employees to report issues of […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 26, 2019

Vermont Humane Agriculture, Virginia Prohibition, Touring Bird, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 26, 2019
NEW RESOURCES VTDigger: New website makes it easy to find humanely produced products in Vermont (PRESS RELEASE). "Health Hero Farm announced today that a group of Vermont farmers are collaborating on a […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 26, 2019

Lebanon History, Windows Updates, EU Elections, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, April 26, 2019
NEW RESOURCES The Daily Star (Lebanon): UMAM launches online archive. "UMAM Documentation and Research launched its long-awaited online archive initiative at Beit Beirut last week. UMAM's goal is to make its collection […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 25, 2019

Winston-Salem African-Americans, Coral Reef Maps, Podcast Discovery, More: Thursday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 25, 2019
NEW RESOURCES DigitalNC: Newly Digitized Materials from Winston Salem's African-American Community Now Online. "We have added materials that capture some of Winston Salem's rich African-American history from 1930 to 1990, courtesy of […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 25, 2019

Vintage Georgia Schools, Instagram, Tumblr, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 25, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Georgia Archives Virtual Vault: Historic Schools Photograph Collection. "The Historic Schools Photograph Collection contains approximately 1,800 images taken by the Georgia Department of Education in the 1950s. The images show […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 25, 2019

Iowa Information, Microsoft Paint, Facebook, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, April 25, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES State of Iowa: Governor Reynolds Launches "Ask the State of Iowa" with Google Home and Amazon Echo Skills . "Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg, and Chief Information Officer […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 24, 2019

Flint Water Crisis, Argentina History, Google Maps, More: Wednesday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 24, 2019
NEW RESOURCES State of Michigan: New Study Guide Enables Educators to Teach the Lessons of Flint. "‘Here's to Flint.' With that line, the city of Flint officially shut off the water flowing […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 24, 2019

OCR Tools, Wing Aviation, Twitter, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 24, 2019
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: OCR: Modern tool for old texts. "With OCR4all, the JMU [Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg] research team is making a new tool available to the scientific community. It converts digitized historical prints […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 24, 2019

Clean Energy Worldwide, Windows 10, Twitter, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, April 24, 2019
NEW RESOURCES NREL: New I-JEDI Online Tool Examines Jobs and Economic Impacts of Clean Energy Around the World. "The USAID-NREL Partnership has launched the new International Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (I-JEDI) […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 23, 2019

Washington Recycling, Ocean Data Sets, Detroit Civil Rights, More: Tuesday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 23, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Courier-Herald: 1-800-RECYCLE gets a new online database. "If you're ready for a little spring cleaning, the Washington state Department of Ecology wants you to know they've revamped their 1-800 number […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 23, 2019

Nobel Laureates, Bing Maps, Online Comics, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 23, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Nature: A dataset of publication records for Nobel laureates. "Despite a long-standing interest in the careers of scientific elites across diverse disciplines, it remains difficult to collect large-scale career histories […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 23, 2019

3D Mathematical Models, Tech Ethics Syllabi, Comet Photography, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, April 23, 2019
NEW RESOURCES New-to-me, from Forbes: Scientific Visualizations For Teaching Used To Mean Plaster Models. "In March 2005 during renovations to the third-floor flooring of the University of Illinois' mathematics department building, around […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 22, 2019

Google Photos, Snap, UK Government, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 22, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Oh good. Slashgear: Google Photos now shows which images and videos aren't backed up. "Google has released an update for Google Photos on Android that makes the image app […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 22, 2019

Facebook, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Sri Lanka Attacks, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 22, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Search Engine Journal: Facebook is Testing Upvotes and Downvotes for Comments . "Facebook has been spotted testing the ability for users to upvote and downvote comments. This test appears […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 22, 2019

British Empire Maps, Howard Thurman, Starr Report, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, April 22, 2019
NEW RESOURCES British Library: British Empire maps of Africa added online. "Around the turn of the 20th century the British War Office in London maintained a library of original, mostly hand-drawn mapping […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 21, 2019

Illinois Place Names, Free Speech, Mueller Report, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, April 21, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Illinois Aces: You say Cairo, I say Cairo: New online resource provides audio pronunciation of Illinois places and landmarks. "A University of Illinois agricultural communications researcher and her students have […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 20, 2019

Facebook, Disco Dingo, Violent Videos, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, April 20, 2019
ResearchBuzz is 21 years old today. Thank you for reading and I love you more than ever. TWEAKS AND UPDATES The Guardian: Facebook teams with rightwing Daily Caller in factchecking program . […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 19, 2019

Whitney Museum, US National Parks, Facebook, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 19, 2019
NEW RESOURCES ArtNews: Whitney Museum Launches Online Platform for Past Biennials. "The Whitney Biennial began in 1932, when the show was split into two exhibitions—one for painting, the other for mediums including […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 19, 2019

Wolfram Language, LinkedIn, Windows 8, More: Friday ResearchBuzz, April 19, 2019
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Wolfram Alpha: Version 12 Launches Today! (And It's a Big Jump for Wolfram Language and Mathematica). "OK, so what's new in 12.0? There are some big and surprising things—notably […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 18, 2019

African-American AIDS Activism, Cowra Japanese War Cemetery, How-To Video, More: Thursday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 18, 2019
NEW RESOURCES The Body: Archive Remembers Heroes and History of Black HIV/AIDS Activism. "Several projects are attempting to archive the history of AIDS activism — there's the ACT UP Oral History Project, […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 18, 2019

Open Heritage 3D, Tiananmen Square Massacre, Google Maps, More: Thursday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 18, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Google Blog: On World Heritage Day, explore historic sites in 3D. "In addition to bringing new heritage locations and their stories to Google Arts & Culture, this year Historic Environment […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 18, 2019

Europe Movies, Internet Explorer, Instagram, More: Thursday ResearchBuzz, April 18, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Film New Europe: LUMIERE VOD: launch of the first directory of European films to increase transparency concerning the VOD markets. "Launched by the European Commission with the European Audiovisual Observatory […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 17, 2019

Lead Batteries, New Hampshire Government Records, Twitter, More: Wednesday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 17, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Windpower Engineering and Development: Interactive map pinpoints energy storage installations worldwide. "A digital map detailing more than 120 lead battery-powered energy storage projects has been unveiled by the Consortium for […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 17, 2019

The Shell Papers, Walt Whitman, Facebook, More: Wednesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 17, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Boing Boing: The #ShellPapers: crowdsourcing analysis of all correspondence between Shell and the Dutch government. "The consortium has filed Freedom of Information Act requests for ‘a copy of all government […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 17, 2019

Epidemics Worldwide, Notre Dame Fire, Pulitzer Prizes, More: Wednesday ResearchBuzz, April 17, 2019
NEW RESOURCES TechCrunch: Want to know where epidemics are flaring up around the world? Metabiota has the tool for you. "In an effort to inform the public of the health risks breaking […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 16, 2019

Chicago Ride Sharing, Charlie Chaplin, Aspen Browser, More: Tuesday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 16, 2019
Here's the thing: I do not like stories sitting in my Pocket queue and getting stale. So if I have over x number of stories in the queue, I do another issue. […]

ResearchBuzz
Apr 16, 2019

Kazakhstan Literature, AWS Datasets, Microsoft Email, More: Tuesday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 16, 2019
NEW RESOURCES New-to-me, from Kaz Inform: Kitap.kz generates global interest in Kazakh literature. "Currently, the website contains 64 books in 18 foreign languages. The online library has generated increasing interest in Kazakh […]

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Apr 16, 2019

Ottawa Politics, Arizona Railroads, Tripadvisor, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, April 16, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Ottawa Start: Help OttWatch enter data for 2018 municipal election donations. "After about two weeks of effort, OttWatch and volunteers have digitized almost all campaign donation records for the 2018 […]

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Apr 15, 2019

Gulf of Mexico Migration, Menstrual Health, WordPress, More: Monday Evening ResearchBuzz, April 15, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Newswise: UF/IFAS Launches Gulf Marine Animal Tracking Website. "Animal migrations are some of the most dramatic natural events on the planet, from wildebeest on the Serengeti to monarch butterflies traveling […]

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Apr 15, 2019

Henri Désiré Landru, Mississippi Civil Rights, Instagram, More: Monday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 15, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Part new, part new-to-me, from RFI: The 100-year horror of France's most notorious serial killer unveiled. "On 12 April 1919, Paris police arrested Henri Désiré Landru, who went into history […]

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Apr 15, 2019

Health Care Workflows, Creative Vision Factory (CVF), Coastal South Carolina Plants, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, April 15, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Fierce Healthcare: AMA teams up with biotech incubator to connect physicians with startups. "The AMA and Sling Health, a student-run biotechnology incubator, launched the clinical problem database on the AMA's […]

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Apr 14, 2019

Federal Reserve, Fold3, Instagram, More: Sunday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 14, 2019
NEW RESOURCES Federal Reserve: Federal Reserve Board publishes transcripts of more than 50 interviews with former policymakers and former senior staff that chronicle nearly half a century of Federal Reserve history . […]

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Apr 14, 2019

World Political Systems, Shroud of Turin, Google Science Journal, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, April 14, 2019
NEW RESOURCES EurekAlert: Democracy in the matrix. "A new online platform enables users to get information about the democratic quality of a specific country with just a few clicks. The new tool […]

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Apr 13, 2019

Paralympics Australia, Syria, BBC Music, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, April 13, 2019
Expect a Sunday afternoon Buzz tomorrow. There's so much going on… NEW RESOURCES Paralympics Australia: Paralympics Australia celebrates its history with launch of ‘Paralympic Stories'. "Paralympic Stories combines materials from a wide […]

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