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LACMA launches new collection site with 20k public domain images

The Los Angeles County Museum of art said on their Tumblr on Friday “Dear Tumblr-verse, Merry Christmas: we just gave you 20,000 high-resolution images, for free. Now we have just one question: what are you going to do with them?” … Continue reading

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links to things that you will like

http://www.flickr.com/photos/auntie/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 A few open tabs that I think may interest librarian.net readers. Ask MetaFilter: Proposing to a book lover. Ideas? Books mentioned in other books, a nifty article in the NYTimes Unusual Books and Book Sculptures … Continue reading

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(mostly) fully clothed women reading

Lezende Vrouwen in de Kunst (women reading, in artworks). The site is in Dutch but you can just click across the century links up top. From the always excellent BibliOdyssey.

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today’s DDC art link

“Forgotten Futures is a data sculpture which visualizes 100 years of forward thought. Using web-crawls of Google News, Google Blog and Google Scholar, the phrase “in the future” was associated with key words and phrases which reveal previous though about … Continue reading

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a new kind of book blog

Barbara Yates makes lovely books out of wood and other recycled materials. My favorite one post blog ever. [thanks peacay]

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