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Saturday, 3rd January 2015

Russia to Launch National Digital Library

By Africa S. Hands

From TeleRead:

A new initiative has been set forth in Russia to transform local libraries into informational and cultural hubs, Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky recently said at a meeting.

Work is set to begin in transforming the libraries in 2015.

Russia has increasingly raised its profile in the ebook world as more and more people there get their books digitally.

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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.

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