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Google’s Book Search Does Not Infringe on Copyright Laws

October 2014

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Google’s most ambitious digitalization project has been Google Books. The company took it upon itself to scan as many books as possible in order to systematically index their content.

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A collective view of popular attractions

October 2014

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Photosynth, developed by Blaise Agüera y Arcas for Microsoft and released to the public in 2008, is an application that assembles photographs taken at a particular place to create a three-dimensional model of an event or location.

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Choosing the Right Social Media for Your Institution

October 2014

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In this ongoing 6-part series of posts, the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) examines the different ways museums can promote their activities online. Each month, a different social media platform is featured. In part 4, we look at photo sharing platforms and their use in the heritage sector.

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New Arrival at CHIN: Charlie Costain

October 2014

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We are pleased to announce the recent arrival of Charlie Costain as (acting) Director General of the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN).

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Choosing the Right Social Media for Your Institution

October 2014

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In this ongoing 6-part series of posts, the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) examines the different ways museums can promote their activities online. Each month, a different social media platform is featured. In part 3, we look at social networking platforms and their use in the heritage sector.

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