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Australian Library and Information Association , Museums Australia, National and State Libraries Australasia, 10 Ways that digital access to collections benefits millions of Australians, 7 January 2016

GLAM peak bodies and institutions in Australia have put together case studies of ways in which digital access to collections have made a positive impact on people’s lives.  These include:

  • Providing valuable resources for researchers
  • Fuelling innovation
  • Keeping indigenous languages and customs alive
  • Retelling the Anzac stories
  • Supporting our Asia-Pacific neighbours
  • Making community histories easily accessible
  • Promoting entrepreneurship
  • Feeding mainstream media
  • Restoring historic properties
  • Connecting friends and families

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