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Friday, November 28, 2008

How should national libraries archive blogs?

November 27, 2008 — Graham Lavender
"I came across an article today at techno-geek site Ars Technica about a new initiative by the German National Library. The Library wants to archive blogs, which is reasonable enough, but through an odd piece of legislation, it appears that they have the authority to require that bloggers deposit their writing in the archives. If bloggers don’t comply, they could face a fine of up to 10 000 euros..." Continue reading

On the same shelf:
  • MEGA Website for Indian Public Libraries - Is there any?
  • Blog archives: Web 2.0 tools as sources for social history
  • German National Library causes blogger uproar

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