Thursday, April 23, 2009

World Digital Library

Modeled on the American Memory project from the U.S. Library of Congress, the World Digital Library is now available in seven languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Partners include UNESCO, archives and museums from around the world, the Library of Congress (who maintains the site) and other national libraries. The World Digital Library makes available for free over the Internet in a variety of formats, languages and time periods "significant primary materials, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other types of primary sources."