Six International Organizations Including IFLA and ICA Adopt Recommendations of Principles Global Cross Sectoral Digitisation Initiatives
From an IFLA Announcement:
IFLA is pleased to join with ICA, CCAAA, ICOM, ICOMOS and ICSTI in adopting the CDNL recommendations of Principles on Global Cross Sectoral Digitisation Initiatives. This long-term vision statement stresses the development of a globally distributed digital collections. These collections should be comprehensive, open, seamlessly-connected, and universally accessible on the Internet. They also should give ready access to digital materials in the collections of all the cultural heritage institutions of the world and in private collections, in the interests of scholarly research, education and lifelong learning, innovation and economic development, and the promotion of international understanding.
Organizations Adopting Principles
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
International Council on Archives (ICA)
Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA)
International Council of Museums (ICOM)
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI)
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.