Brewster Kahle says ‘Digitize Everything’ June 9, 2015 – Posted in: Books and Technology, Content, Libraries, Special Collections


What a perfect way to follow up my look at John Palfrey’s new book BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google then with a short video from EDUCAUSE Review Online of Brewster Kahle talking about the absolute necessity of digitizing everything we can get our hands on.

Kahle, the founder of the Internet Archive, has been at the forefront of the digital revolution, especially when it comes to the role of the ‘library’. His mantra is simple – take the twin attributes that define the library, preservation and access, and apply it to the online space.

Find the money if need be and just do it, no excuses.

Preservation and access, preservation and access, preservation and access…

h/t INFOdocket

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