Over 482,000 works from the Louvre Launched Online – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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The Musée du Louvre Launches Online Collection Database of Over 482,000 Works

According to infoDOCKET “Designed for both researchers and curious art lovers, the collections.louvre.fr database already contains more than 482,000 entries [about 75% of the complete collection], including works from the Louvre and the Musée National Eugène-Delacroix, sculptures from the Tuileries and Carrousel gardens, and ‘MNR’ works (Musées Nationaux Récupération, or National Museums Recovery) recovered after WWII and entrusted to the Louvre until they can be returned to their legitimate owners. For the first time ever, the entire Louvre collection is available online, whether works are on display in the museum, on long-term loan in other French institutions, or in storage…”


OCLC and LIBER announce collaboration to support librarian skills development

Library Technology Guides reports that “OCLC and LIBER announced today the launch of a virtual workshop series, Building strategic relationships to advance open scholarship at your institution, to focus on how librarians can develop strategic relationships across their universities to advance open scholarship…”
The series, to run 4-18 May, is the next stage of OCLC and LIBER’s ongoing partnership to explore topics relating to open science, which began in 2020 with the OCLC-LIBER Open Science Discussion Series.


The MIT Press Launches a New Digital, Open Access Collection of 34 Classic Architecture and Urban Studies Titles

According to infoDOCKET “the MIT Press launched MIT Press Open Architecture and Urban Studies, a robust digital collection of classic and previously out-of-print architecture and urban studies books, on their digital book platform MIT Press Direct. The collection was funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of the Humanities Open Book Program,


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