1. ICT and Libraries
Libraries have been with us since early civilization. The Royal Library of Alexandria was the greatest library of the ancient world, having been constructed around 300BC and supported by the Egyptian Pharaohs for a quarter of millennia until its destruction by the Roman army around 48BC.
Having survived through wars and famine for nearly 250 years shows the value that people place on knowledge.
For many centuries only Royalty and monks living in their monasteries had access to a library.
Knowledge was laid down on papyrus and parchment by hand - each piece was a virtual piece of art. Some books took a lifetime to write.
Now we are in the modern age of information and libraries are just as relevant as ever. But they must move the times and this mini-web describes how the library uses ICT
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