[TUHS] LoC now involved with saving digital history
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at lemis.com
Tue Feb 25 10:03:38 AEST 2003
On Thursday, 20 February 2003 at 9:02:28 +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2003-Feb-19 19:47:21 +1030, Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at lemis.com> wrote:
>> You know that TUHS is based in Australia, right? "Federal" has a
>> different meaning here. Of course, there's a possibility that the
>> Australian government would be interested. I'll investigate.
> Not that great a difference. Both Oz and the US have a very similar
> Federal/state structure. Getting US Federal funding for an Oz site
> is unlikely (but the LoC is going to need to work out how to handle
> the fact that the Internet doesn't acknowledge national boundaries
> and some of the information it needs to archive won't be in the US).
Sorry, I wasn't clear. In America, "Federal" refers to the American
federal government. Here it refers to the Australian federal
government. Thus, the funds that the original poster mentioned
would probably not be available.
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