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.
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.
Since the start of the war, Dutch libraries have been accumulating a large collection of books and teaching materials for Ukrainian refugees. They vary from free printed and digital reading matter, to language aids, support for job-seekers, and meetings to make people feel at home in the Netherlands.
The KB, the National Library of the Netherlands, has signed a multiyear contract with library software maker Ex Libris for the use of their digital archiving system Rosetta.
The e-Depot of the KB, the national library of the Netherlands, has been awarded the CoreTrustSeal for Trustworthy Data Repositories.