Wed, April 22, 2009
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World Digital Library launched in Paris

2009-04-22 07:33:41 GMT2009-04-22 15:33:41 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A man (L) looks at a computer screen to experience the newly-launched World Digital Library at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France, on April 21, 2009. The UNESCO held a ceremony on Tuesday to launch the World Digital Library, a website offering free access to rare books, maps, manuscripts, films and photographs from libraries and archives across the globe. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

A man looks at a computer screen to experience the newly-launched World Digital Library at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France, on April 21, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

Photo taken on April 21, 2009 shows a computer screen showing a Chinese e-book of the newly-launched World Digital Library at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

People visited the newly-launched World Digital Library at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France, on April 21, 2009.

The UNESCO held a ceremony on Tuesday to launch the World Digital Library, a website offering free access to rare books, maps, manuscripts, films and photographs from libraries and archives across the globe.

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