USC, Bing, Cars, Zoos, More: Sunday Morning Buzz, August 25, 2013

The University of Southern California Libraries have joined the Digital Public Library of America as a content hub. (Press Release.) “The University of Southern California Libraries have become the first library in California to partner with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) as a content hub. USC has contributed more than 250,000 items from the USC Digital Library to the DPLA, including photographs, text documents, moving images, and digital audio, all of which are now accessible to the DPLA’s global audience of scholars, students, and public researchers.”

Did you want to try that new Facebook post embed feature? HubSpot has a nice walkthrough.

I am linking to this article about humor ‘bots on Twitter because it finally gives me some backstory on @horse_ebooks. has announced some new site updates, but they’re still in rollout mode.

Wow, this is specific: a social network to aggregate and share beauty tutorials. Launching this fall.

Is Google going to get into car design and production? has added over 125 million newspaper articles from all over the world.

Bing is retiring Bing Shopping and rolling out Bing Product Search instead.

This is a little outside the remit of ResearchBuzz, but I thought it was a great article. Some thoughts and best practices about designing a user-friendly Web site for the blind.

Google Street View — now with Zoos! Good morning, Internet…

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  1. Thank you for the link to USC Libraries joining DPLA. I’ve spent at least an hour this morning looking at photos of the town I was raised in (albeit these photos are from before I was born). I am thoroughly enjoying myself!

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