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Collections from Cornell University Library, Folger Shakespeare Library, Claremont Colleges Digital Library, the University of Kansas and the University of Cincinnati have been added to the LUNA Commons. LUNA clients can add these collections to their LUNA instance.
The diverse collections contain Japanese woodblock prints, contemporary ceramics, American paintings from 1870-1930, contemporary art, and more such as a bindings collection by the Folger Shakespeare Library that was named Digital Collection of the Week by the American Library Association. Read more.
New York City Municipal Archives has launched an online gallery of over 870,000 images in LUNA. Selected from the world-class historical collections of the Archives, most of these unique photographs, maps, motion picture and audio recordings are being made accessible for the first time. View collection.
Launched in May, 2012 the collection has attracted worldwide attention. The NYC Department of Records opted for LUNA to host the collection as it continues to get heavy traffic and usage.
The BookReader integrates the discovery and display of compound objects such as books, manuscripts, and newspapers in LUNA. LUNA’s new BookReader allows users to search inside a book, turn its pages, and zoom into the text. Of course. And because our BookReader is a part of the amazing LUNA browser, its added features make it rise above the competition. In addition to descriptive data, BookReader objects are indexed for full text searching. See an example.
Designed for Pictopia printing services but developed in a generic way that may be used for other print on demand services, the eCommerce solution adds a “Buy” link to the Detail View within LUNA. This allows each and every image in a collection to easily be available for reproductions. Contact Support to learn more about implementing this feature to your LUNA collections.
Collections in Insight can be built for public, private, or shared access. Insight collections published to LUNA are fully optimized for web search engines and distribution-ready for the new LUNA Commons, thereby providing access to thousand of end users who may not otherwise know about your collections. Collections available through the LUNA Commons can also be available through your institutional license. This way, all of your LUNA collections can be centrally managed for your user community.
We are pleased to highlight how Cornell University represents both Cornell collections as well as LUNA Commons collections in one location — allowing users to quickly search and discover resources without having to jump from site to site. Visit the Cornell University LUNA Collections Portal.Read the full Luna Imaging December 2009 eNews
Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) provides access to nearly 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection is now available to the public in our new LUNA browser at www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/ihm/.