[LINK] NLA gets money for digital archiving

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu May 14 18:03:12 EST 2009


>Budget helps to deal with the 'digital deluge'
>
>The federal 
><http://email.synergymail.com.au/t/r/l/tjuhq/edjhrll/o>Budget 
>released last Tuesday has allocated more than $800,000 to the 
>National Library, the National Film and Sound Archive and the 
>National Archives of Australia to help collect and preserve huge 
>volumes of digital information.
>
>This exciting development comes on the heels of recent extensive 
><http://email.synergymail.com.au/t/r/l/tjuhq/edjhrll/b>news coverage 
>that has 
><http://email.synergymail.com.au/t/r/l/tjuhq/edjhrll/n>highlighted 
>the potential loss of our digital cultural heritage.
>
>Explore the Library's Digital Collections 
><http://email.synergymail.com.au/t/r/l/tjuhq/edjhrll/p>here.


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