A new national archive is about to come to Italy. It’s called the Italian Digital Library, and its goal is to preserve, share, and promote the vast history of the boot. According to Dario Franceschini, Minister of Cultural Heritage, Activities, and Tourism, the contents stored in Italy’s 101 archives and 46 libraries will be uploaded to the digital library for viewers across the world to access.
As with any cultural preservation project, there is a cost. In this case, two million Euro [approx. $2.16 million/USD] were allocated to finance the initiative.
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