World Digital Library

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The World Digital Library is a collection of cultural material from libraries around the world.

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Description

Links

Languages

  • English, Spanish, Russian

Size

  • >> 1 TB from the Library of Congress; smaller collections from other libraries of the rough dozen countries involved.

OLPC contributions

Formats

  • Formats materials are currently in : widely varied format and metadata. Images, audio files, and text files in many formats, html, videos,
  • Scripting: individual scripts may be suitable for online collections; much of the curation is being done internal


Curator Info

Group: Library of Congress

Group coordinator: Kevin Novak, Justin Thorp

Curator(s): Librarians @ LOC...

Allottable size: 10M / 2G


Assessment

Scope: very broad. cultural materials, artefacts, library and museum collections.

Completeness: close to done

Multilingualism: primarily en; have 20+ language specialties

Quality: high to highest

Freeness: freest; public domain


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