Tuesday, April 21, 2009

World Digital Library

I'll be putting a link to this on the right-hand side very shortly. It's a link to the World Digital Library, which just expanded tenfold today and will continue to for the remainder of this week and the next until it's, well, enormous. It features at least 8 different language translations of some of the world's earliest known literary and historical works including the first European map of the new world and ancient Chinese translations of oracle bone prophecies.

The world is becoming easier and easier to access at a moment's notice and I only hope this can lead to smarter and more informed citizens. No offense to the 40% of Americans who believe Benjamin Franklin was one of our presidents...

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