November 20, 2017

National Library of Norway to Digitize Material From Nigeria’s National Library

From Agence France Press (via Business Day):

The National Library of Norway said on Monday it would digitise literature from Nigeria following a seemingly unprecedented agreement which organisers hope will lead to an “African digital library”.

In the northern Norwegian town of Mo i Rana, at the rim of the Arctic Circle, the National Library of Norway plans to digitise part of its Nigerian counterpart’s collection.

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“Our goal is for this project to serve as a model for other countries, and that we can help create a fully-fledged African digital library,” the Norwegian library’s director Aslak Sira Myhre said in a statement.

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See Also: National Library of Norway and Slovak National Library Sign Collaboration Agreement
via National Library of Norway/Translation via Google Translate
March 20, 2017

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