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Taking A Leaf Out Of Norway's Books

Posted at 1:19PM Wednesday 12 Feb 2014

In the past weeks, the UK press has picked up on a scheme that has been under way in Norway for some years: the country's National Library is digitising books - many of them still under copyright - and offering them free online. To date, 135,000 titles have been made available to people within Norway. By 2017, the National Library aims to expand its digital collection to include 250,000 books.

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