Citing The Guardian, infoDOCKET notes that “Three hundred years after the first foundation stone was laid, the 250,000 ancient books and manuscripts – including the ornately decorated ninth-century Book of Kells – printed on vellum, paper or silk are to be moved one by one, along with 500,000 others, to make way for the restoration of the building.
“It is a monumental task that will take the best part of five years and cost €90m (£75m)…“
C&RL News moved to an online-only publishing model beginning with the January 2022 issue.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
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- Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI) Provides a “First Look” at the Catalog of Open Infrastructure Services (COIs)
- Axiell announces agreement to acquire Infor Library and Information Solutions business and expand global presence
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, AND WEBINARS
- APE Conference to tackle the future of the permanent record: The 17th APE 2022 Conference, which will once again be online-only, is tackling the vital question of the future of the permanent record of science. The APE 2022 Conference begins January 11, 2022 at 1300 hrs CET and will continue during the afternoons of January 12 & 13, 2022. The Berlin Institute for Scholarly Publishing (BISP) and the Program Committee of the APE 2022 Conference have confirmed that the program contains a large number of outstanding speakers, panels and sessions on timely and useful subject again this year...”