Tuesday March 08, 2016

United Nations iLibrary
is the first  comprehensive global search, discovery, and dissemination
platform for digital content created by the United Nations. The United
Nations iLibrary is now available with 750 titles in English and 250 in
other official languages of the United Nations: French, Spanish,
Russian, Chinese and Arabic. This initial scope covers most of the
publications, journals and series published under the United Nations
Publications banner between 2013 and 2015.

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The trial ends June 30, 2016.
(Source: United Nations)

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Monday September 10, 2012
LAMP and the University of Texas at Austin have recently completed the duplication of 600 serials from across Latin America. These rare materials from the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection include government publications and other serials published primarily from 1821 to 1982.
(Source: Peter Scott's Library Blog)
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Thursday May 17, 2012
"The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. 
As a priority Open Government Initiative for President Obama's administration, Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. The data catalogs will continue to grow as datasets are added. Federal, Executive Branch data are included in the first version of Data.gov..."
(Source: MPL Gov Info)
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