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As Entire Countries Move From Print to Electronic Resources, How Will Libraries Be Affected?

Posted by kdeblois on 4/6/17 1:17 PM


Entire countries are making the switch from print to electronic, and not with just books, but entire collections, including hand written manuscripts, newspaper editions, radio broadcasts and TV programs. The UK and Finland were some of the first to make this transition, and the United States created the first completely online library with over 2 million items. N
ow Norway is following suit. This migration, by law, requires this content and media to be submitted to the National Library, which will allow anyone with a Norwegian IP address to access all the materials for free.

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