December 11, 2013

Norway is digitizing all its books and making them free to read online

Librarians estimate the digitization of the entire collection, which includes materials dating back to the Middle Ages, will take 20 to 30 years. The effort started in 2006.

via Norway is digitizing all its books and making them free to read online | The Verge.

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