Voici le site d’un projet visant à faciliter l’accès aux ressources numériques à travers les bibliothèques publiques américaines.
Now anational digital library initiativeis underway at theBerkman Center for Internet and SocietyatHarvard University, and we hope it will lead to a genuinepubliclibrary system online serving the entire country, not just the elite—even though we’re also in favor of well-funded research libraries. The new LibraryCity is an ad hoc group focused on these goals. If you’re in a rural area, don’t let « City » scare you—in the virtual world everyone should be able to enjoy « urban » amenities.
Our own vision is not to replace existing libraries but rather provide them with a wealth of new content that they can position to serve Americans’ individual needs as well as community and institutional ones. We believe that the physical and digital can co-exist and that buildings will still be useful for community activities…
Via ResourceShelf, où se trouvent d’autres infos exclusive sur le projet.