December 13, 2017

More of New Zealand’s Digital Content to Become Freely Available

From bizEDGE:

More of New Zealand’s digital content will become freely available to Kiwis, thanks to a collaboration between Wellington digital agency, Boost, the National Library of New Zealand and the Department of Internal Affairs.

The trio have developed the award-winning Supplejack, which powers its DigitalNZ services and makes more of New Zealand’s massive collection of digital content freely available to the public to find, share and use.

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Andy Neale, head of DigitalNZ, says Supplejack is one of the only open source tools of its kind in the world – the code freely available for other entities to adopt and adapt.

“And, it’s attracting interest from significant institutions globally as the ‘GLAM’ sector – galleries, libraries, archives and museums – become increasingly digital,” Neale says.

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See Also: Direct to Supplejack Website

See Also: Direct to DigitalNZ ||| Direct to DigitalNZ Beta

See Also: DigitalNZ wins at the NZ Open Source Awards (via DigitalNZ Blog)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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