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National Library of Wales to digitise sound recordings

“The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth has become part of a new sound archive network.It will become one of 10 “sound preservation centres” that will work with the British Library to protect rare and unique recordings as part of a £18.8m project. In Wales alone, 5,000 items will be digitised. Lona Mason, visual images librarian at the library, said it was “a race against time” to save the recordings.” (via BBC News)

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Welsh libraries and museums get £2.2m cash injection

“The National Library of Wales has been awarded more than £320,000 to develop its online services as part of a £2.2m package for libraries and museums around Wales. The money will benefit two schemes at the National Library in Aberystwyth. A further £1m will help modernise nine libraries elsewhere. A mobile library service in Ceredigion and a project which involves making archives more accessible has also won funding.” (via BBC News)

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