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Hope for the Future of Endangered Languages

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/want-learn-cherokee-how-about-ainu-startup-teaching-endangered-languages-180965076/ In the UK, a startup named Tribalingual is working to prevent the loss of endangered languages and their respective cultures. Tribalingual founder Inky Gibbens knows that many languages are lost when native speakers are forced to integrate into foreign

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Posted in Knowledge Structures

Beginning Stages of Topic/Group Selection for LIS-653-01 [FA17]

Topic Suggestions Include: Tattoo Cataloging, Wikipedia+GLAM, Cataloging of Dance, Linked Open Data for Art Objects, Fan and Amateur Archives and Wikis, Linked Open Data for Community Organizations, Adoption of Wiki-data in Libraries, Archiving Stolen Objects,  Linked Open Data for Social

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Posted in Research Projects

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”: Online Documentation of All Things Fred Rogers

In 2008, when PBS announced that Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood would no longer be shown daily, Tim Lybarger created an online archive of all things Mister Rogers. What first started out as a blog became the entity it is today: http://www.neighborhoodarchive.com.

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Posted in Archives, Cataloging

Learning to Think Like a Computer

Advocates of “computational thinking” are working to give everyone, especially college students but sometimes even children, the opportunity to learn how to code as a basic life skill. “Learning to Think Like a Computer,” an article in this Sunday’s New

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