All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘preservation’

Linda Ronstadt, U2 Music to be Preserved by the Library of Congress

The U.S. Library of Congress today announced that it has chosen 25 sound recordings to be placed in the library’s National Recording Registry. The recordings will now be preserved as “cultural, artistic, and/or historical treasures” of the U.S. The selections were made according to the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, which tasks the National Recording Preservation Board with selecting …

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Nature Conservancy Uses Google Maps To Improve Adopt-An-Acre Program

It’s a funny thing about land: they’re not making any more of it. In that case, it’s probably a good idea to conserve as much of it as we can since it’s a limited resource. The Nature Conservancy, as if you couldn’t already infer from that name, takes the conservation of natural habitats very seriously and, as of today, have …

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Martin Luther King Jr. Digital Archive Goes Live

A massive collection of documents associated with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has gone live today, a fitting tribute on the great leader’s national holiday. The King Center Imaging Project, a collaboration of The King Center and JPMorgan Chase started back in April of 2011 with one goal: to bring the writings and associated documents of King into the digital …

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