Digitization Project of Uralic Languages

http://fennougrica.kansalliskirjasto.fi/handle/10024/67758Summary: The National Library of Finland executed a digitization project of Uralic languages (minority languages in Russian Federation) beween the years 2012 and 2017. All in all, more than 32 000  documents were published online during the project, released as part of the Fennu-Ugrica collection. This includes more than 1500 monographs and over 110 newspaper and journal titles in 20 Uralic languages. 

Type of Project: The documents come from collections spread across 25 partners.

Countries Involved: 7 (25 partners in total)

Website: http://fennougrica.kansalliskirjasto.fi/

Detail

[Website] | [Description] | [Partners] | [Duration] | [Access to Data and Documents] | [Volumetry]

Website

  • English
  • (Finnish, Swedish and Russian availbale from the same page)

Description

The National Library of Finland executed a digitization project of Uralic languages (minority languages in Russian Federation) beween the years 2012 and 2017. The majority  of the material were digitised from the collections of the National Library of Russia.

All in all, more than 32 000  documents were published online during the project. Materials were released at the Fennu-Ugrica collection and they are available as public domain, thanks to the copyright clearance, which was conducted in Russia during the project.

The Fenno-Ugrica collection includes more than 1500 monographs and over 110 newspaper and journal titles in 20 Uralic languages.

Partners

  • National Library of Finland, Finland
  • National Library of Russia, Russian Federation
  • Kone Foundation, Finland
  • Library Resource Support, Russian Federation
  • 21 others, including the National Library of Sweden, and universities across Estonia, Sweden, Germany, Austria and Norway

Duration

  • 5 years (2012-2017)

Access to Data and Documents

Materials are available for free through IIIF or any other protocol.

Metadata is available under Open Linked Data, and is available for reuse for free.

Volumetry

32 652 documents, around 400 000 pages

PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Digital preservation, digital unification

Dernière mise à jour: 24 juillet 2019