Willamette University has completed the online archive of its newspaper. “Beginning in November 2013, over 100 years of Collegian issues needed to be unbound and assessed for completeness. Microfilm copies were used to fill in any gaps. The unbound Collegians were then mailed to iArchives and digitized. Once scanning was complete, each image was reviewed to ensure its readability. Over a century of Collegian data was then uploaded to the Academic Commons for publication. The Collegian is now searchable, and browsable, all the way back to its first issue in 1875.”
Blaenau Gwent, South Wales, has a new digital archive.
Google has released an open source network traffic security testing tool.
Video site Vimeo has gotten some upgrades (PRESS RELEASE). “Today Vimeo unveiled expanded support for video creators and sellers worldwide by offering new translation and subtitling tools, currency options for its Vimeo PRO and Vimeo On Demand creator toolsets, and the addition of a Japanese language version of the site.”
Elsevier has launched a new open access journal – EBioMedicine. (PRESS RELEASE)
Delicious has announced a new voting feature. Because after the last six months you really want to hear more about voting.
Facebook has released a new transparency report. “In the report, Facebook notes 24 percent increase in the number of requests since the second semester of 2014 – 34,946 total around the world . Additionally, there was a 19 percent increase in the amount of data held back due to local laws.”
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I’m thinking you meant “Williamette” University. I say this as someone who lives in “Wilmette”, a village in Illinois. Thanks for a great blog!