Smithsonian.com recently reported that the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (“NARA”) wants to upload as many documents as it can to the Wikimedia Commons, a partner with Wikipedia. In 2012, NARA uploaded 100,000 images to the Commons. In a report on its Open Government Plan for 2014-2016, NARA said it wanted to upload as much as possible to make it widely accessible to the public.
The National Archives Wants to Put Its Whole Collection on Wikimedia Commons
By Ellyssa|July 22nd, 2014|News from the Field|0 Comments
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Ellyssa Valenti Kroski is the Director of Information Technology and Marketing at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 75 books including Law Librarianship in the Age of AI for which she won the AALL's 2020 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award. She is a librarian, an adjunct faculty member at Drexel and San Jose State Universities, and an international conference speaker. She received the 2017 Library Hi Tech Award from the ALA/LITA for her long-term contributions in the area of Library and Information Science technology and its application. She can be found at: http://www.amazon.com/author/ellyssa
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