Government shutdown will close LOC and its websites

News from the Library of Congress September 27, 2013 Advisory: Possible Federal Shutdown In the event of a temporary shutdown of the federal government, beginning Tuesday, October 1, all Library of Congress buildings will close to the public and researchers. All public events will be cancelled and web sites will be inaccessible. # # # PR 13-A06 09/27/13 ISSN 0731-3527

 

There’s a current thread on code4lib about how a government shutdown will effect linked data and semantic web applications. Kind of scary how far reaching the government shutdown is for an internet filled with linked government data. :/

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