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The HathiTrust, a huge digital library of full-text books, recently expanded its digital analysis tools. Researchers can now explore "non-extractive" uses for books that are still under copyright and investigate such data as the number of verbs on a page or the frequency of a given word in a collection of texts.
The Scholarlh Kitchen blog has published an interview that Rick Anderson conducted with Mike Furlough, the Executive Director of the service to learn more about the new options.
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THe New York Public Library recently launched Insta Novels on the Library's Instagram account (@nypl) with Part 1 of a newly digitized version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. The novel is illustrated by well-known designer Magoz.
These are not academic books but they are a fascinating new way to experience reading.
In the Twittersphere this week, Black Perspectives published a few noteworthy reads.
Dan Cohen has a vision for the future of the Northeastern library. Cohen, dean of the libraries and vice provost for information collaboration, wants to transform Northeastern’s vast archive of print and photographic data into a standardized digital form that will allow scholars to use modern Big Data techniques to analyze 300-year-old information.
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