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QOTD: digital information

Lorcan 1 min read

Library and Archives Canada has released a digital information strategy for consultation.

Those involved with the development of this Strategy believe that if we apply a combination of will, clarity of vision, collaborative effort across sectors and jurisdictions, and investment from both private and public sectors, we can make Canada the most information rich and information literate country in the world. If we are successful in identifying, valuing and preserving our digital information assets, we can use these assets to educate our youth, to foster a common cultural identity and pride in our accomplishments, and to create new knowledge and new products that advance our economy. If we provide ubiquitous and democratic information access for all Canadians, we will support our common goal to live in an inclusive and progressive society. [The Digital Strategy: Part IV: Conclusion – Canadian Digital Information Strategy – Library and Archives Canada]

It usefully pulls together a list of relevant initiatives in other countries and a bibliography.

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