Canada - Library and Archives Canada WW1 Personnel Files
- Published on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 19:58
Status of LAC Digitization of Canadian Expeditionary Force Personnel Service Files
Earlier this year, the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) announced their project to digitize 640,000 First World War Canadian Expeditionary Force personnel files. The digitization project has some hurdles to address due to the fragility of the paper documents, however, they are progressing.
U.S. A. - Massachusetts State Library Digitizes WW1 Photos
- Published on Sunday, 07 December 2014 00:49
The State Library of Massachusetts has digitized 8,400 images of World War I soldiers. While the photos are primarily from Massachusetts, there are some images of soldiers from surrounding states. In addition to the photographs many of the files contain biographical information on the soldier.
Canada - Royal Society of Canada Report
- Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014 21:51
Royal Society of Canada Report on Canada's Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory. The Royal Society of Canada Expert panel has released their 225 page report entitled: The Future Now : Canada’s Libraries, Archives and Public Memory.