Wednesday May 27, 2015

European Green Cars Initiative: public-private partnership: multi-annual roadmap and long-term strategy is a 2012 report, published by the European Union (EU).

The European Green Cars Initiative (EGCI) is a public-private partnership (PPP) part of the European Economic Recovery Plan launched in November 2008. The objective is to support Research and Development (R&D) on technologies and systems that are able to bring breakthroughs in the goal of Europe to achieve greener road transport system, sage and reliable and using renewable energy sources.

(Source: European Union)

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Tuesday May 19, 2015

Pergeo, a mapping company in Spain, has made available some of their maps online.

Includes pictorial maps and city guides.

(Source: Map of the Week)

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Monday April 20, 2015

The Statistical Yearbook of the League of Nations has been digitized by Northwestern University Library (NUL).

It was published between 1926 and 1944 and contains statistics on population, livestock, production, commerce, transport and communications, public finance, currency and prices.

From MADGIC's subject guide:

The League of Nations was established by the coming into force on January 10th, 1920 of the Treaty of Versailles, Part I. Covenant. The aim of this association of self-governing countries was to promote peace and collective security.

Sixty-three countries signed the Covenant during the life of the organization with the exception of the United States. The League was governed by the Council, the Assembly and the Permanent Secretariat.

(Source: MADGIC Staff)

This item first appeared on the MADGICAL WEb, on June 9, 2014.

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