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Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Video of the Day: UNESCO Launches World Digital Library
Nearly six years after the United States rejoined UNESCO after a two-decade absence, US Librarian of Congress James Billington's vision for a library on the worldwide web, aimed at promoting cultural understanding between peoples and featuring tens of thousands of digitized images from around the globe, is poised to become reality as the World Digital Library goes live.
A professional journalist who lives with his family outside Washington DC, Scott Nance has covered Congress and the federal government for more than a decade. He is also a regular contributor to The Democratic Daily.