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Dutch National Archive To Open Data

April 1, 2012 by

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From epsiPlatform Blog: In an opinion piece, Martin Berendse, National Archivist of the Netherlands (and president of the ICA, international council of archives), says Open Data is of key interest and a focal pointto the Dutch National Archives. The Nationaal Archief (NA) sees it as a key activity to open up public data and make […]

A Look at eBook Usage, Availability at Two Atlanta-Area Libraries

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From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The impact [new e-reader purchased during the 2011 holiday season] on area libraries was similarly dramatic. Cobb’s number of “unique library card users” checking out e-books jumped by 31 percent from November to December. Public demand was so great that the cash-strapped DeKalb County Public Library carved $10,000 out of its […]