11 August 2019

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Early Canadiana Online integrated with Canadiana Online
The Canadian Research Knowledge Network reminds that as of 12 August the Early Canadiana Online (ECO) portal will be integrated with Canadiana Online to create a single access portal for historical publications available through Canadiana.

The past stinks: a brief history of smells and social spaces

Writing for genealogy magazines
This week Chris Paton recycled a popular article originally published in 2011

Millions of Books Are Secretly in the Public Domain. You Can Download Them Free
One secret of the publishing industry is that most American books published before 1964 never extended their US copyright, meaning they’re in the US public domain today.

Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that

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