Weekly Link Roundup
Hope everyone had a kosher and simcha-filled Pesach. Back to work for us here on the link round up. Here are this week’s bookmarkable links.
In the spirit of Preservation Week coming up…
The World Digital Library contains a number of digitized maps of Israel here: http://www.wdl.org/en/search/gallery?ql=eng&a=-8000&b=2010&c=IL&r=MiddleEastNorthAfrica
If a newspaper goes out of business, what happens to its archives? If a newspaper becomes available only online, what happens to yesterday’s (or last year’s) news? Why should we care? Read more about the recent Newspaper Archive Summit: http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/2011/20110421_news_archive_summit.html
Follow the upcoming Archiving 2011 conference. Read more about it here: http://hurstassociates.blogspot.com/2011/04/event-archiving-2011_22.html
Check out the recently updated Digital Libraries Wiki by the ischool of Syracuse University: http://dl.ischool.syr.edu/index.php?title=Main_Page
That’s all for this week. Good Shabbos!
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