National Library of Norway is digitizing its entire collection.

The title of this post is taken directly from the National Library of Norway’s website.
Seriously.

http://www.nb.no/English/The-Digital-Library/What-is-being-digitized

[mind blown]

The digital objects are enriched with metadata and sustainable identifiers which will increase the opportunities for archiving, use and reuse over the next millennium.

The National Library of Norway also offers its metadata and digital content as part of other online services.

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20131210/08174425520/norway-to-digitize-all-norwegian-books-allowing-domestic-ip-addresses-to-read-all-them-irrespective-copyright-status.shtml

http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/11/5199472/norway-is-digitizing-all-its-books-and-making-them-free-to-read-online

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/12/norway-decided-to-digitize-all-the-norwegian-books/282008/

http://www.nb.no/English/The-Digital-Library/Digitizing-policy

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