[d@DCC] Manitoba Life and Times
john.lange at open-it.ca
Tue Jan 18 18:54:22 EST 2005
Manitobia: Life and Times (http://www.manitobia.org/) is a new
initiative of the Manitoba Library Consortium. (not much on the web site
yet but read the PDF document for details)
"The project will make a wealth of material on the history of Manitoba
available to everyone."
In short, the project aims to take a variety of old documents (mainly
newspapers) digitize them using OCR, and make the available in a
Interesting in terms of discussions here because; 1) if copyright was
not limited this project wouldn't be possible; and 2) under the
recommendations of the Heritage committee, all content will be presumed
to be copyrighted and schools will pay a levy in order to access it.
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