More of New Zealand’s Digital Content to Become Freely Available
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.
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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Gary Price (email@example.com) 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.