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Crown Princess: The National Library is a treasure!

Norway Today
01/04/2014
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Crown Princess Mette - Marit was greatly impressed by the National Library in Mo i Rana: It 's like being in literature`s "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ,"she exclaimed,
Crown Princess Mette - Marit was greatly impressed by the National Library in Mo i Rana : It 's like being in literature`s " Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ," she exclaimed .
In her literary journey in Nordland Tuesday the Crown Princess Mette - Marit visited the National Library in Rana. Here there are more than a million Norwegian books and journals gathered in stock, in addition to everything that is published in Norway of manuscripts , maps , posters , newspapers , photography , film and sound. The size and amount of beating the Crown Princess out completely :
- It is an absolutely a magical place, seeing all these books will be stored and how they are taken out from the stock. It is absolutely amazing. It is a treasure we have in Norway , and we should be proud of , she said.
Norway is unique in the world when it comes to digitize national heritage . This is one of the tasks of the National Library. Each week are for instance, 1,000 books digitized , or nearly a million book pages per month. Currently, 75 percent of all the Norwegian book stem are digitized . It is representing around 350,000 books.
 
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