Bodleian Library http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/57489/all en Tolstoy, tweets and Tumblrs: British libraries leap into the digital age http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130624/tolstoy-tweets-and-tumblrs-british-libraries-leap OXFORD, UK — Last April, parliament granted six libraries in Britain and Ireland the authority to archive not only all print publications in those countries, but digital ones as well. That means that every piece of digital content produced and publicly available in the UK — every tweet, every Tumblr, every e-book and online magazine — will be swept from the web and archived for future generations.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130624/tolstoy-tweets-and-tumblrs-british-libraries-leap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bodleian Library Want to Know Ireland Innovation Technology United Kingdom Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:27:01 +0000 Corinne Purtill 5866122 at http://www.globalpost.com