Recent Digital Humanities Initiatives in US Art Libraries – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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An overview of recent digital humanities initiatives in US art libraries

This article in Art Libraries Journal offers a “brief overview of recent digital humanities work undertaken in US art libraries, engagement with digital humanities is evidenced by the development of open access projects, the creation of linked data sets and the innovative sharing of art and archive collections to support digital pedagogy…”


Reports: “The New iOS Update Lets You Stop Ads From Tracking You

Citing WIRED, infoDOCKET notes that “a new iOS feature promises to give you back some control. With the release of Apple’s iOS 14.5 on Monday, all of your apps will have to ask in a pop-up: Do you want to allow this app to track your activity across other companies’ apps and websites? For once, your answer can be no.


1619 Project Founder Nikole Hannah-Jones Working With Librarians to Safeguard Community Histories

Also according to infoDOCKET “During Preservation Week 2021, celebrated April 25– May 1 with the theme “Preserving Community Archives,” the American Library Association (ALA) will promote efforts to conserve community archives.
ALA will join hundreds of libraries, institutions, archives, and museums from across the country to highlight ways in which the public can contribute to promoting and preserving their community’s history. Throughout Preservation Week libraries, institutions, archives, and museums will use the hashtag #preswk to engage with their communities and discuss their preservation programs and services…” 

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