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Infrastructure for Digital Preservation (Alliance for Permanent Access Conf. Highlights)

November 13, 2011 by

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Many thanks to Martha Anderson from the NDIIPP for putting this collection of tweets and links together. Very useful! The Alliance for Permanent Access Conference took place last week in London.   Advertisements

Chicago: “An Unusual Library Finds a New Home”

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From The NY Times: On a recent Saturday afternoon in Humboldt Park, a small band of volunteers scrambled to put the finishing touches on their library’s new home — the sixth in as many years for the Read/Write Library, Chicago’s largest depository of grass-roots printed materials. Formerly known as the Chicago Underground Library, Read/Write rejects […]

New Digitization Project: World War One in Pictures, Letters and Memories

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A new digitization project from Europeana. From Europeana: Europeana Collections 1914-1918 will create by 2014 – the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War – a substantial digital collection of material from national libraries and other partners from eight countries that found themselves on different sides of the historic conflict. [Clip] The First […]