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Wikipedia - List of destroyed libraries

posted Jan 31, 2014, 8:44 PM by SOS SaveOceanScience   [ updated Jan 31, 2014, 8:44 PM ]
The following is listed in Wikipedia


Human Action

  Name         Country Date   Perpetrator                                 Reason and/or Account of Destruction
Libraries of Fisheries and Oceans CanadaCanada2013 ADGovernment of Canada headed by prime minister Stephen HarperAlleged digitization effort to reduce the nine original libraries to seven and save $C443,000 annual cost.[43] It is alleged that only 5–6% of the material was digitized, and that scientific records and research created at a taxpayer cost of tens of millions of dollars was dumped, burned, and given away.[44] Particularly noted are baseline data important to ecological research, and data from 19th century exploration.




Source:  at bottom of this table --- >  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_destroyed_libraries#Human_action