July 27, 2014

Canada: Head Librarian Leads Digital Revolution at University of Victoria

From The Victoria Times Colonist: [University Librarian Jonathan] Bengtson said there are two primary and enduring purposes of libraries: preservation and access. He said that when materials are digitized, the paper-based originals are kept and preserved, but there are still questions about how to preserve electronic or digitized objects. “That’s a whole issue right now […]

New from U. of Victoria Libraries: Anarchists Go Digital as Online Archive Launches

From Mediacaster: The new Anarchist Archive online resource launched earlier this month, building on collaborative efforts among Dr. Allan Antliff, Canada Research Chair in Modern Art, and the University of Victoria, MacPherson Library Special Collections and Archives. The online collection contains political posters, letters and papers, journals, art work and video and audio recordings. The resources […]