Wednesday, October 24, 2007

World Digital Library

The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials. The objectives of the World Digital Library are to promote international and inter-cultural understanding and awareness, provide resources to educators, expand non-English and non-Western content on the Internet, and to contribute to scholarly research. Read the Library of Congress press release about an agreement with UNESCO pledging cooperative efforts to build a World Digital Library Web site.


Thursday, October 11, 2007

LOC webcasts "Digital Future and You"

Digital Future and You is a Library of Congress webcast series on technologies such as LibraryThing, Zotero, MODS, etc.

By the way, check out the LOC's RSS feeds.

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