May 30, 2013
by Jim Kuhn and Georgianna Ziegler
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Folger Tooltips: Hamnet access to e-books, part one

Greetings Dear Readers! Today’s tooltip introduces new e-book resources we are in the process of rolling out through Hamnet, including: ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB), a nonprofit online collection of over 3,700 current and recent titles in the humanities, “offering a … Continue reading

December 18, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
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Folger Tooltips: Changes to the Digital Image Collection

Dear Readers: Our Digital Image Collection has had a bit of a make-over. The purpose of today’s post is to introduce you to new fields and field names and to explain a bit of background that lead to these changes. Background: … Continue reading

October 18, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
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Folger Tooltips: Digital image database logins and media groups

Dear Fellow Collators: Today’s post focuses once again on powerful but perhaps under-utilized features of our digital image databases. Recent tips have dealt with saving static URLs to get back to previous searches or to individual images, and saving static … Continue reading

May 4, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
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Folger Tooltips: updates on links to early Shakespeare editions

Hello dear readers: Past tooltip posts have highlighted various efforts at digital outreach to academics, e.g., via links to our Digital image database from Hamnet, or from finding aids. But fulfilling the mission of the Folger requires more than that—among … Continue reading

April 5, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
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Folger Tooltips: Finding aids upgraded with links to digital images

While work continues to add to the Folger Digital Image Collection, and new finding aids continue to be added to the Folger Finding Aid Database, staff and interns are also busy upgrading existing finding aids with links to digital images. … Continue reading