How do we ensure that we can continue to use our digital collections in the future? This is what Digital Preservation Officer Daniel Steinmeier is working on.
More library members borrowed e-books and audiobooks in 2021. This means that the national digital public library was used well in the Netherlands last year. 84% of online library accounts borrowed at least one e-book or audio book. This is one of the conclusions of research carried out by the KB.
What was written in 17th century newspapers? We now know thanks to a collaboration between the KB and the Dutch Language Institute.
What we achieved in 2021 - Summary of the KB, National Library of the Netherlands’ 2021 annual report
The year 2021 was the third year that the KB, National Library of the Netherlands, followed the Working with Words (2019-2022) policy plan. We continued working on the strategic priorities set out in this policy: setting the written word ‘out to work’ in society, taking care of the written word, organising the infrastructure for the written word and developing our organisation and networks.
Digital preservation is about keeping our digital collection accessible in the long term. Read more about this expertise of the KB.