Website of interest: World Digital Library

Check out the brand new World Digital Library - 10,000 yrs worth of significant primary documents online, from around the world.

The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.

The principal objectives of the WDL are to:

  • Promote international and intercultural understanding;
  • Expand the volume and variety of cultural content on the Internet;
  • Provide resources for educators, scholars, and general audiences;
  • Build capacity in partner institutions to narrow the digital divide within and between countries.

Content providers are mainly libraries, archives, or other institutions that have collections of cultural content. The project is supported by UNESC and the US Library of Congress.

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