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Cool Quotes about Libraries

All that mankind has done, though, gained or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. Thomas Carlyle The only true equalisers in the world are books; the only treasure-house open to all comers is a library; the only wealth which will not decay is knowledge; the only jewel which …

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Register for IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2008

Co-organised by the National Library of Singapore, IFLA Newspapers Section and IFLA Core Activity on Preservation and Conservation. Interested to uncover the impact of digital technology upon contemporary and historic newspapers? Register for the IFLA International Newspaper Conference and learn how distinguished international & regional speakers tackle these challenges.

Call For Papers: IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2008

Abstract Submissions for IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2008 – Old Issues, New Issues: Impact of Digital Technology upon Contemporary and Historic Newspapers Want to share collective knowledge about how libraries can tackle the dual challenges of preserving printed newspapers and responding to the changes that new technologies bring on to managing both printed and online …

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