Archiving – Processing – Preserving the Digital Environment for Academic Research: What Can, What Should Libraries Provide in the Face of Changing News Media?
The IFLA News Media Section and its 2015 symposia
Abstract: The 2015 conferences of the IFLA News Media Section had different focus themes: In Stockholm, special attention was devoted to the development of new digital news media and the libraries’ tasks in the field of legal deposit collections. In Pretoria and Cape Town (IFLA WLIC), the digitisation of historic newspapers, especially referring to African scenarios, was the central topic. Furthermore, activities are reported regarding the adaptation of digital news material for educational and other purposes.
Author: Ulrich Hagenah
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