Internet2, the foremost U.S. advanced networking consortium led by the research and higher education community, today announced that the Library of Congress has become a member of Internet2 and will connect to its high-performance Abilene Network. The Library plans to collaborate with the Internet2 community and leverage its advanced network infrastructure to facilitate wide-scale digital preservation projects, to enhance the development of an Internet-based database of U.S. newspapers, and to assist with its educational outreach programs.The full press release is available here.
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
Article: Library of Congress Joins Internet2
This has come to my attention. It was announced in mid-May and perhaps it just didn't stand out to me then.