World Digital Library http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/32733/all en U.S. unveils plan to preserve historical recordings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/us-unveils-plan-preserve-historical-recordings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Library of Congress on Wednesday unveiled a plan to preserve historically significant and imperiled sound recordings and make important ones more accessible to the public.</p> <p>The plan calls for the on-demand streaming of out-of-print recordings, the construction of a secure long-term storage facility and a directory of recorded-sound collections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/us-unveils-plan-preserve-historical-recordings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archival science Audio storage Entertainment Technology World Digital Library Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 23:00:25 +0000 5755121 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's National Archives to reach full capacity in 4 years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130625/japans-national-archives-reach-full-capacity-4-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The National Archives of Japan, which house state documents of historical value such as the country's constitution, are set to become full by March 2017, government officials said Tuesday.</p> <p> The main building of the archives, located in Chiyoda Ward in Tokyo, is already at maximum capacity and a second building in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, was 70 percent full as of last summer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2013 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130625/japans-national-archives-reach-full-capacity-4-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Digital Library Kyodo News International Tue, 25 Jun 2013 07:32:35 +0000 5866592 at http://www.globalpost.com Quake damages 19 religious sites in Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130625/quake-damages-19-religious-sites-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, Jun 25 (EFE).- The magnitude-5.8 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on June 16 damaged 19 religious sites, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said.</p> <p>A preliminary inspection turned up damage at the Templo de Santa Prisca in Taxco de Alarcon, the INAH said.</p> <p>The INAH will secure and repair the federal historic sites, officials said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130625/quake-damages-19-religious-sites-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government of Mexico Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia World Digital Library Agencia EFE Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:31:25 +0000 5867131 at http://www.globalpost.com