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“What Do Cats Have to Do With It?” Indeed

 

LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) announced that they have made 20,000 high quality images of works in their collections available for download for free and unrestricted use! They have also unveiled a new, easy to use, non-heirarchical website to discover works that students can use for research or term papers–or anything else [...]

Largest Hoard of Anglo-Saxon Artifacts Discovered

This gold strip carries the Latin inscription: “Rise up O Lord, and may thy enemies be dispersed and those who hate thee be driven from thy face.” It has two sources, the Book of Numbers or Psalm 67, taken from the Vulgate, the Bible used by the Saxons.

BBC coverage of the find Flickr set [...]

NPVRC–Online Collection News

Last year and over the summer, the local collection of digital images, which began on a test server at https://npvrc.newpaltz.edu, has grown to over 9,000 images.  Recently, the data was copied to a new server at https://mdid.newpaltz.edu, and the logistics and space for storing the image files were resolved by Academic Computing. Many of the [...]