Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Feed

Thursday, 11th April 2013

UK Libraries to Archive the UK Web Domain

By Africa S. Hands

From the British Library:

From this point forward, the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the National Library of Wales, the Bodleian Libraries, Cambridge University Library and Trinity College Library Dublin will have the right to receive a copy of every UK electronic publication, on the same basis as they have received print publications such as books, magazines and newspapers for several centuries.

Access to non-print materials, including archived websites, will be offered via on-site reading room facilities at each of the legal deposit libraries. While the initial offering to researchers will be limited in scope, the libraries will gradually increase their capability for managing large-scale deposit, preservation and access over the coming months and years.

Full story >>


Category:


Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

More articles by Africa S. Hands »



« All ResourceBlog Articles






 

 
 
 

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »