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News Fri Feb 01 2008

Friday Fun: Digitized Book of the Week

The Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign has a blog showcasing digitized books from the library's collection. Recent features on Digitized Book of the Week include the Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey: Czech (1878-1924) and "Bird Observations near Chicago" by Ellen Drummond Farwell, published in 1919. Each post includes sample scans from the book, plus links to the entire digitized book in .pdf or virtual flip book form. [via]

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