Thinking Ahead

Free Government Information wrote a little piece on the Library of Parliament in Canada. Questions have been raised about preservation. The response is that print is still important. I believe in this whole-heartedly. Electronic is a great medium for access but preservation of electronic information leaves a lot to be desired yet. I'm heading a group at my library to try to figure out what can be done with electronic government publications. The issues are enormous, preservation is just one. I'm also concerned with accessing the many of hidden government documents. More to come on that when solutions are found.

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