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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 […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 24, 2018

Writing Posters, Samoa Elections, CSA Diary, More: Wednesday Buzz, October 24, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Writing University: New Archive: Anthology Poster Collection. "The Writing University is proud to announce a new digital archive: the Anthology Letterpress Poster Collection. The Writing University has created an […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 23, 2018

Going Old School to Solve A Google Search Problem
Recently I got an email from my friend John Simpson. He was having a search problem and thought I might be able to help him out. I was, and wanted to share […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 23, 2018

Google Pixel, Productivity, Vivaldi, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, October 23, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES The Verge: Some Google Pixel owners' camera photos aren't saving. "Some owners of the new Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL are experiencing an issue in which taking a […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 23, 2018

North Pole, Governor Timothy M. Kaine, Gmail, More: Tuesday Buzz, October 23, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Alphr: Online database to show impact of climate change on North Pole. "A new database has been created to help track the effects of climate change on the North Pole. […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 22, 2018

Library of Congress, Yandex, VPNs, More: Monday Evening Buzz, October 22, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Library of Congress: New strategy! New crowd! New team!. "Big news! We'll launch a crowdsourcing program at the Library of Congress on October 24. We're asking everyone to join […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 22, 2018

Packaging Design, Facebook, Google Chrome, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, October 22, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Design Taxi: Sainsbury's Online Archive Of Packaging Designs Spanning Decades Is A Real Treat. "The Sainsbury Archive at the Museum of London Docklands has recently digitized the decades-old packaging designs […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 22, 2018

Paper Airplanes, Illuminated Manuscripts, Supply Chain Security, More: Monday Buzz, October 22, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Adafruit pointed me toward a database of paper airplane designs. It looks like there are about 40 designs, from easy to expert. Each one I looked at had extensive folding […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 21, 2018

Race In School Districts, Brazil Museum Fire, Baidu, More: Sunday Buzz, October 21, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Sojourners: New Database Lets You Search Racial Disparities in School Districts. "ProPublica has released a new interactive database that allows users to examine racial disparities in more than 96,000 individual […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 20, 2018

Australia Fisheries, Twitter, Facebook Portal, More: Saturday Buzz, October 20, 2018
NEW RESOURCES University of New South Wales: Larval fish database to show effects of climate change on fisheries. "A new larval fish database collated over the last 30 years will be used […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 19, 2018

Theodore Roosevelt, Acmoa Pueblo Language, Google Chrome, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, October 19, 2018
NEW RESOURCES New York Times: Thousands of Theodore Roosevelt's Papers Are Now Online. "Before he took on the ‘bully pulpit' as the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt lost his […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 19, 2018

Twitter Misinformation, Abolitionists in Scotland, Lebanon Conflicts, More: Friday Buzz, October 19, 2018
NEW RESOURCES CNET: Twitter opens huge archive of tweets tied to Russia, Iran misinformation. "Twitter is sharing a massive trove of data on foreign interference in political conversations. The social network on […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 18, 2018

Podcast Searches, Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, Twitter Bots, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, October 18, 2018
NEW RESOURCES From the Grapevine: A search engine for radio and podcasts is already making waves. "While we have search engines for web content and services like Spotify and Pandora for music, […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 18, 2018

Epidemic Preparedness, California Politics Money, Chinese-Americans in Georgia, More: Thursday Buzz, October 18, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Science Speaks: Site provides global view of outbreak preparedness. "A project of Resolve to Save Lives, the initiative launched by former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 17, 2018

Apparel Factories, Investigative Journalism, Internet Archive, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, October 17, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Ecotextile: World's first free digital map of apparel factories. "The beta version of an ambitious new online tool aims to help consumers find out exactly where their clothes are made […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 17, 2018

Africa GIFs, Pharmaceutical Company Lobbying, Thames Water, More: Wednesday Buzz, October 17, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Cosmopolitan South Africa: Africa's Official Database Of GIFs is Here!. "If you don't scroll past at least one GIF per day, you haven't lived. They've pretty much taken over the […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 16, 2018

Political Advertising, Myanmar Military, Google , More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, October 16, 2018
NEW RESOURCES PR Newswire: Google, Facebook, and Twitter Release Data on Political Ads (More or Less) (PRESS RELEASE). "Using cutting-edge machine learning and data scraping tools, computer scientists at the New York […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 16, 2018

Purdue University Newspapers, Clinical Trial Recruitment, Galt Museum, More: Tuesday Buzz, October 16, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Purdue University Northwest Pioneer: Library digitizes archive of student newspapers. "The PNW library unveiled a digital archive of PNW, Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central university newspapers dating back to […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 15, 2018

Andy Warhol, Connecticut Elections, Facebook Chat, More: Monday Evening Buzz, October 15, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Stanford University: Cantor Arts Center and Stanford Libraries collaborate to make Warhol photography archives publicly available . "For those who ever wondered about the exact design of John Lennon's iconic […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 15, 2018

University of Utah Newspapers, DPLA, Internet Safety, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, October 15, 2018
NEW RESOURCES KSL: Here's what the U. newspaper looked like in 1892. "Every edition of the The Daily Utah Chronicle, University of Utah's student newspaper, for its first 100 years of existence […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 15, 2018

My Two-Step Sanity Saver for News Overload
I pride myself on how many articles I read a day, how many resources I can find, and how much of the news/information firehose I can consume without exploding. But I have […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 15, 2018

Connecticut Campaign Finance, Mr. Rogers, Books in Wales, More: Monday Buzz, October 15, 2018
NEW RESOURCES CT Mirror: Sniff around campaign finances with our new database. "By the end of August, candidates for offices ranging from state representative to governor reported raising more than $40 million […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 14, 2018

British Red Cross, DuckDuckGo, Offensive Searches, More: Sunday Buzz, October 14, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Who Do You Think You Are Magazine: British Red Cross launches ‘internationally important' online archives database. "The British Red Cross Museum and Archives has about 56,000 items, one of the […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 13, 2018

Palestinian Museum, WWI Casualties, Worcester Historical Museum, More: Saturday Buzz, October 13, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Selections: A Conversation With Palestinian Museum's Zina Jardaneh. "The Palestinian Museum, established in 2016, is a non-profit organisation dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of the Palestinian people. Recently, the […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 12, 2018

Slavery in Britain, Rural Washington State, US Assistance to Central America, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, October 12, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Black Perspectives: Enslaved People in Eighteenth-century Britain: An Interview with Nelson Mundell. "In today's post, Keisha N. Blain, Senior Editor of Black Perspectives, interviews Nelson Mundell about the new online […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 12, 2018

Fake News, Bears Ears National Monument, Shaw University, More: Friday Buzz, October 12, 2018
NEW RESOURCES University of Michigan: U-M tool measures ‘iffy' news on social media in time for 2018 election. "As the crucial mid-term election approaches, the University of Michigan Center for Social Media […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 11, 2018

Facebook Workplace, Ethics in Computer Science, Instagram, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, October 11, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES TechCrunch: Facebook Workplace adds algorithmic feed, Safety Check and enhanced chat . "Workplace, the version of Facebook tailored to enterprises that has over 30,000 organizations as paying customers, is […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 11, 2018

Seabed Sediment, School Shootings, Mental Health Data, More: Thursday Buzz, October 11, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Scoop New Zealand: Handwritten files provide sediment treasure chest. "Marine geologist Dr Helen Bostock has created a new seabed sediment database for New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and extended […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 10, 2018

Macao Population Statistics, Google, Trust Project, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, October 10, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Government of Macao: DSEC launches Population Statistics Database. This URL has Chinese characters in it, so depending on your browser you might have a little trouble with it. The page […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 10, 2018

Migrant Worker Rights, Human Immune System, Municipal Budgets, More: Wednesday Buzz, October 10, 2018
NEW RESOURCES University of Sydney: New database documents rights abuses of 457 visa holders. "Dr Anna Boucher, immigration researcher in the Department of Government and International Relations and author of the new […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 09, 2018

Google , Google Slides, Facebook Hardware, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, October 9, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES The Verge: Google is shutting down Google for consumers following security lapse. "Google is going to shut down the consumer version of Google over the next 10 months, the […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 09, 2018

Buddhist Literature, Commodore 64 Emulation, Endangered Archives, More: Tuesday Buzz, October 9, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Internet Archive: World's largest collection of Tibetan Buddhist literature now available on the Internet Archive. "The Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC) and Internet Archive (IA) announced today that they are […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 08, 2018

Saturday Evening Post, Spotify, Google Daydream, More: Monday Evening Buzz, October 8, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Thanks to Esther S. for the heads-up on this from the Saturday Evening Post: Tour Our New Website. "For the first time ever, subscribed members can explore the complete archive […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 08, 2018

Jazz Music, Japanese Interment Camps, Facebook, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, October 8, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Syncopated Times: Tom Lord's Online Jazz Discography. "TJD Online … is available for $9.99 a month. It fully documents jazz from 1917 to the present time, and also includes […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 08, 2018

YouTube Interviews, Vermont Life Magazine, Privacy Badger, More: Monday Buzz, October 8, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Mancunion: A Database of Beautiful People . "A Database of Beautiful People is a blossoming YouTube series created in 2018 of personal and intimate interviews with people from around the […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 07, 2018

Pennsylvania Bridges, Windows 10 Updates, Fake News, More: Sunday Buzz, October 7, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Citizens' Voice: PennDOT's online map shows condition of area bridges. "About a quarter of the 668 state and locally owned bridges in Luzerne County are in poor condition, according […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 06, 2018

Infer .NET, Bing Political Ads, Inktober, More: Saturday Buzz, October 6, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES The Register: Microsoft open-sources Infer.NET AI code just in time for the weekend . "The sharing of Microsoft's toys continued today with the open-sourcing of its model-based machine-learning framework, […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 05, 2018

Climate Data Visualization, Medicine Patent Search, The Pinebranch, More: Friday Buzz, October 5, 2018
I am happy to be corrected when I make a major error. But if you're interested in e-mailing and giving me a hard time because I spelled a word wrong or made […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 04, 2018

Facebook, Iran/Hungary, Google Assistant, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, October 4, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES TechCrunch: Facebook rolls out new anti-bullying tools and an appeals process. "Facebook is introducing new tools to tackle online bullying, the company announced this morning. Specifically, it's rolling out […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 04, 2018

Mouse Cells, Fact Checking, Twitter, More: Wednesday Buzz, October 4, 2018
NEW RESOURCES GeekWire: Chan Zuckerberg Biohub launches open-access database of mouse cells to fuel research. "Today the Biohub is launching Tabula Muris, an open-source database that details the biology of the average […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 03, 2018

US Neighborhoods, NHL Coaches, Patent Prior Art, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, October 3, 2018
NEW RESOURCES US Census Bureau: The Opportunity Atlas. "In a new study, we construct a comprehensive census tract-level atlas of children's outcomes in adulthood using anonymized data covering nearly the entire U.S. […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 03, 2018

UNC-Charlotte Newspapers, Scotland Rock Art, MS-DOS, More: Tuesday Buzz, October 3, 2018
NEW RESOURCES DigitalNC: The Carolina Journal, UNC-Charlotte's student newspaper, is now available on DigitalNC. "Over 100 issues of The Carolina Journal, the student newspaper published by the University of North Carolina at […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 03, 2018

Wikipedia, Streaming Content, Google Maps, More: Tuesday Whut Buzz, October 3, 2018
My schedule was utterly destroyed yesterday. I'm still catching up. Regular morning b coming out at its regular time (I hope) and then we'll be back on track. TWEAKS AND UPDATES Internet […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 02, 2018

Library of Congress, Mercyhurst University Newspapers, Rural Immigration, More: Tuesday Buzz, October 2, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Library of Congress: National Screening Room of Free Motion Pictures Now Online. "The Library of Congress announced today that it has digitized hundreds of hours of motion pictures that will […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 01, 2018

Saudi Arabia Film Locations, Hawaii Public Lands, Instagram, More: Monday Evening Buzz, October 1, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Arab News: Saudi national library of film-shooting sites launched. "The General Authority for Culture, represented by the Saudi Film Council, has launched the first national library of film-shooting sites in […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 01, 2018

Indonesia Supervolcano, Google, Udemy Courses, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, October 1, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Google Blog: Cruising around a supervolcano lake in Street View. "Around 75,000 years ago (give or take a couple of millennia), a supervolcano erupted on the island of Sumatra […]

ResearchBuzz
Oct 01, 2018

Library of Congress, Planetary Maps, Armenia Herbs, More: Monday Buzz, October 1, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Library of Congress: Try the New Experimental Congress.gov Chrome Browser Extension. "Have you ever found yourself reading a news story about legislation, and wished that you could quickly discover the […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 30, 2018

Breast Implants, UC Berkeley, Facebook, More: Sunday Buzz, September 30, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Plastic Surgery Foundation: NBIR Now Open Register Today. "The Plastic Surgery Foundation has collaborated with the FDA and breast implant device manufacturers to develop the National Breast Implant Registry […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 29, 2018

Facebook Hack, Vietnam Researchers, Gaming Easter Eggs, More: Saturday Buzz, September 29, 2018
From Facebook Yesterday: Security Update. "On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, our engineering team discovered a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts. We're taking this incredibly seriously and wanted to […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 28, 2018

Indian Railways, Indigenous Athletes, Russian Synths, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, September 28, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Google Blog: Next Junction: Explore Indian Railways with Google Arts & Culture. "Over 151,000 kilometres of track, 7,000 stations, 1.3 million employees and 160 years of history. Indian Railways is […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 28, 2018

People Search, Vivaldi, Google, More: Friday Buzz, September 28, 2018
NEW RESOURCES VentureBeat: Findera taps a database of 133 million records to connect professionals. "Ever meet someone at a party whose name you can't remember? LinkedIn or Facebook can lend a helping […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 27, 2018

Swahili, Wikimedia, US Currency, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, September 27, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Club of Mozambique: Mozambique and Brazil universities launch online Swahili Digital Archive - Watch. "The project, launched on September 17 in Brazil, is the brainchild of 12 researchers from the […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 27, 2018

Firefox Monitor, Voting, Facebook, More: Thursday Buzz, September 27, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Mozilla Blog: Introducing Firefox Monitor, Helping People Take Control After a Data Breach. "Data breaches, when information like your username and password are stolen from a website you use, […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 26, 2018

Women in Advertising, Google, Social Media, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, September 26, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Adweek: New Database for Uncovering Female Talent in the Ad Industry Targets Junior, Mid-Level Creatives. "A new global database aimed at unveiling female talent in the ad industry hopes to […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 26, 2018

Snapchat, Arcade Games, Tech Industry News, More: Wednesday Buzz, September 26, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES AdWeek: Snapchat Is Partnering With Amazon to Test a Visual Search Tool . "Snapchat is rolling out a new tool to let users identify objects in real life and […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 25, 2018

Google Search, Teenager Slang, Instagram, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, September 25, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Gizmodo Australia: Google Is Getting Some New AI Search Features. "Google is celebrating its 20th birthday this week, and is taking the opportunity to announce some new search features […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 25, 2018

LGBTQ TV, Pennsylvania K-12 Education, Global Local Food, More: Tuesday Buzz, September 25, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Digital Library of Georgia: Groundbreaking Georgia LGBTQ television programming now available online. "Out TV Atlanta, which ran from 1999-2000, was a half-hour weekly news and entertainment show focused on LGBTQ […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 24, 2018

Wheelchair-Accessible Concerts, Twitch, Fold3, More: Monday Evening Buzz, September 24, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Opbmusic: New Nonprofit Works to Make Concerts More Accessible. "For most of her concert-going life, [Cassie] Wilson would attend shows in non-accessible spots and brace herself for crowd surfers and […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 24, 2018

Atomic Bomb Survivors, IMLS Grants, NCIX Privacy, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, September 24, 2018
NEW RESOURCES The Mainichi:Digital archive launched to share stories of A-bomb survivors living across Japan . "A non-profit organization has launched a digital archive of the experiences of atomic-bomb survivors no longer […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 24, 2018

Midterm Elections, Browser History, Twitter, More: Monday Buzz, September 24, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Poynter: Ahead of the midterms, Google News Lab created a way to see what's trending at the state, county and city level. "With close to 500 House and Senate seats […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 23, 2018

HathiTrust, Facebook, Facebook Live, More: Sunday Buzz, September 23, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES HathiTrust: HathiTrust Research Center Extends Non-Consumptive Research Tools to Copyrighted Materials: Expanding Research through Fair Use. "Since 2011, HTRC has been developing services and tools to allow researchers to […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 22, 2018

Facebook, Elementary OS, Designing Libraries 2018, More: Saturday Buzz, September 22, 2018
TWEAKS AND UPDATES Motherboard: Facebook Is Reviewing its Policy on White Nationalism After Motherboard Investigation, Civil Rights Backlash. "Facebook told Motherboard it's currently reviewing its policies on white supremacy, white nationalism, and […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 21, 2018

Physicist Research, Stonehenge, Africa Intellectual Property, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, September 21, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Physics Today: Online tool breaks down physicists' research interests. "Terms like cosmologist, string theorist, or particle physicist rarely capture the true scope of a scientist's work. A new website aims […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 21, 2018

Yale Archives, George Orwell, Jewish Guide to the Internet, More: Friday Buzz, September 21, 2018
NEW RESOURCES Yale News: Online search tool ‘lifting a veil' on Yale's collections. "Archives at Yale, a new software tool launched in early September, allows students, faculty, and other researchers to search […]

ResearchBuzz
Sep 20, 2018

Kennedy Family Photos, Opera Touch, Beauty in Art, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, September 20, 2018
NEW RESOURCES ABC News: Rare Kennedy photos go inside America's most famous family. "The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has completed an 18-month project to catalog and digitize more than […]

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