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2010-08-16 01:58:00

BRUSSELS, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Europeana and European Schoolnet are pleased to invite teachers to build learning resources based on Europe's digital heritage, as part of this year's eLearning Awards (http://elearningawards.eun.org). Europeana.eu is Europe's online museum, library and archive. It brings together digitised content from Europe's cultural and scientific heritage organisations, and makes that content accessible to Europe's citizens and to the wider world. All...

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2009-04-20 12:02:09

Officials at UNESCO headquarters in Paris announced the launch of the World Digital Library on Monday. The library represents a massive collection of books, films, photographs and other materials from libraries across the globe. UNESCO's new library will become the world's third major digital library, behind Google's Book Search and the EU's Europeana. U.S. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington is credited with establishing the basis of the new digital library during a speech to the U.S....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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