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Encyclopedia > The European Library

The European Library is a library portal for searching the databases and open public access catalogues as well as for accessing the digital content of European national libraries. At the same time it's a consortium of those national libraries to develop and maintain this service. Consortium is a word that comes from the Latin consortium meaning association or society, from the word consors meaning owner of means or comrade. ...

The portal was created in cooperation of 9 national libraries and CENL (Conference of European National Librarians) under TEL (The European Library: Gateway to Europe's Knowledge) project. The project lasted from 2002 to 2004 and was funded by the Fifth Framework Programme of the European Commission. 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive of the European Union. ...

The European Library was launched on 17 March 2005. At the present time it provides data from the national libraries of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Finland, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland and Slovenia. In the timeframe of TEL-ME-MOR (The European Library: Modular Extensions for Mediating Online Resources) project that lasts from 2005 to 2007, the national libraries of 10 New Member States of the European Union will also join the service. In the future The European Library should become the central gateway to all electronic resources of 43 European national libraries. March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

As the portal is still being tested and developed, only a beta-version of the service is available to the public. Therefore it can be accessed only by using Internet Explorer 6.0 browser.

External links

  • The European Library (http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/)
  • Project TEL : The European Library : Gateway to Europe's Knowledge (http://www.europeanlibrary.org/)
  • Project TEL-ME-MOR : The European Library : Modular Extensions for Mediating Online Resources (http://www.telmemor.net/)

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