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Earl Gregg Swem Library

U.S. Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (1998-2014)

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Business/Economics,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

Updates data through 2014 on contributions to the U.S. economy by the arts and cultural sector.  From the National Endowment for the Arts


Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2015, and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, Fiscal Year 2015: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

Statistics on college student enrollment, including gender and race/ethnicity, on institutional revenues and expenditures, on staff and faculty gender and race/ethnicity, and on academic library collections, expenditures and services.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Sigmund Freud Papers

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Libraries/Museums,Mental Health,Sex Issues

A digitized collection of more than 20,000 items, including the personal papers of Freud.  From the Library of Congress


Universal Service Monitoring Report 2016

Categories: Education,Libraries/Museums,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

Provides annual information on industry revenues, program funding requirements, and other data on four universal service programs of telecommunications support.  From the Federal Communications Commission


Strengthening Networks, Sparking Change: Museums and Libraries as Community Catalysts

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Libraries/Museums

A handbook for libraries and museums on how to partner with community-based organizations, government agencies, and other cultural and educational organizations to promote improved community wellbeing.  From the Institute of Museum and Library Services


Registry of U.S. Federal Scientific Collections

Categories: Environment,Libraries/Museums,Science/Technology

A comprehensive resource of information about scientific collections maintained by federal departments and agencies.  Covers collections of physical objects that have been gathered for scientific research.  From the Interagency Working Group on Scientific Collections and the Smithsonian Institution


Librarian of Congress Seeks Input on Register of Copyrights

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Govt Personnel,Libraries/Museums

Survey form which offers members of public input on the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed by the person selected to be the next register of copyrights.  The survey will be available until 1/31/17.  From the Library of Congress


National Film Registry Reaches 700

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Libraries/Museums

Press release which announces the 25 films which are 2016 additions to the National Film Registry.  This year’s list includes Hollywood blockbusters, documentaries, silent films, animation, shorts, independent, and experimental pictures.  Examples include Blackboard Jungle,  The Birds, Lion King, Lost Horizon, Princess Bride, and Thelma and Louise.  From the Library of Congress


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