November 25, 2005
World Digital Library Project Announced
From Search Engine Watch:
World Digital Library Project Announced, Backed By Library Of Congress & Google
By Danny Sullivan, Editor & Gary Price, News Editor
The United States Library of Congress has announced the creation of the World Digital Library today, a project that's also just received its first $3 million in funding from Google.
The concept behind the WDL is to use public and private money to create a virtual library giving anyone access to the world's "rare and unique cultural materials," according to a joint press release about the project from the Library of Congress and Google. Google is only the first of what's hoped will be many donors.
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Ron Jones, Unv Cin Law Lib
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