Herald-Dispatch: Online database allows visitors to explore museum collection

Herald-Dispatch: Online database allows visitors to explore museum collection. “The Huntington Museum of Art has added the PastPerfect collections database to its website so that visitors can explore thousands of objects in HMA’s permanent art holdings. ‘The Huntington Museum of Art owns more than 16,000 art objects and the PastPerfect collections database will allow visitors to search for individual pieces of artwork to learn more about each one,’ said HMA Registrar Linda Sanns, whose job duties include maintaining records and locations for the thousands of objects in HMA’s care.”

The Daily Universe: BYU Law creates language database to help interpret Constitution

The Daily Universe: BYU Law creates language database to help interpret Constitution. BYU is Brigham Young University. “This database is called the Corpus of Founding Era American English, also known as COFEA. ‘Corpus’ refers to a collection of written texts on a particular subject. The corpus holds founding-era documents that can be used by legal professionals for free as a tool to make educated legal decisions.”

World Trade Organization: New rules of origin initiative to help firms better utilize trade preferences

World Trade Organization: New rules of origin initiative to help firms better utilize trade preferences. “Presented to WTO members at a 17 October meeting of the Committee on Rules of Origin, the Rules of Origin Facilitator provides firms with free access to a unique searchable database on duty savings in trade agreements, and the corresponding rules of origin. Users can search the tool by product name or product code, and access original documentation, including certificates of origin.”

The Guardian: Campaign launched to catch ‘Europe’s most wanted women’

The Guardian: Campaign launched to catch ‘Europe’s most wanted women’. “Europe’s policing agency has launched a campaign to catch the continent’s most wanted female criminals. Europol’s new website, called the Crime Has No Gender campaign, reveals the faces of fugitives wanted by 21 EU countries in an interactive way. Eighteen of them are women.”

‘Up close and personal’: Mütter Museum maps the spread of Philly’s 1918 flu epidemic (WHYY)

WHYY: ‘Up close and personal’: Mütter Museum maps the spread of Philly’s 1918 flu epidemic. “When the Mütter Museum began looking into the historic epidemic five years ago, it discovered a trove of information in archives around the city, including tens of thousands of death certificates. Part of the project was to create a public online database of all those death certificates and place them on an interactive map. Users can search by name or neighborhood to track how the flu swept the city.”

MarketWatch: New CFPB database of expensive prepaid cards is missing key information, advocates say

MarketWatch: New CFPB database of expensive prepaid cards is missing key information, advocates say. “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched a new database revealing the terms and conditions on prepaid cards and payroll cards that can sometimes hit users with high fees. But people wouldn’t know that from the federal watchdog agency, consumer advocates say.”