The Internet Archive is digitising literature

The Internet Archive has been busy. It recently announced that plans are afoot to try and digitise the entirety of Iceland’s literary output up to the current day. The Internet Archive is hoping to be able to partner with the Icelandic powers that be to make this a reality, estimating that it would take 12 people just 2 years to digitise the approximately 50 000 books that have been published in the country.

In addition to this, the Internet Archive have partnered with a Balinese team, led by professor Ron Jenkins of Wesleyan University, to begin digitising Balinese fragile lontar manuscripts.

Cleaning Balinese lontar manuscripts prior to digitisation via the Jakarta Post
Cleaning Balinese lontar manuscripts prior to digitisation
via the Jakarta Post
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