Title The Norwegian National Bibliography
Web site address http://nb.no/english/factswww.nb.no
Start date
Period covered 1540 to date
Current size Total of 990.000 pr. 01.01.2010
Media covered All media is covered.
General selection criteria Includes all document published in Norway for common use and covers all types of media, digital and web documents included. Bibliography also includes material about Norway, Norwegians and Norwegian culture published throughout the world.
Selection criteria for digital resources All digital resources are covered.
Exclusions policies applied Inclusions policies for each category is found via the webadress for each respective category.
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control The National Library of Norway is responsible for the bibliographic control.
Web site address of national bibliographic agency
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies

Norbok: Monographic material

Norper: Serials

Norart: Periodical articles of approx 450 indexed Norwegian and Nordic serials. www.nb.no/baser/norart 

Nordisko: Discography

Nornoter: Printed music
Samisk bibliografi: Sami bibliography registering documents in all sami languages and other languages when subject is relevant to sami culture. www.nb.no/baser/samisk

Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography Data is in general created in-house. Established agreements for use of metadata is made with other libraries and publishers agency.
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements Inclusion is based on material received under national legal deposit act.
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme
Media & format options MARC exchange file.
Access options to national bibliographic metadata Web catalogue, OAI-PMH, Z39.50
Metadata enhancements offered via online services No
Web 2.0 services offered No
Frequency of service updates All parts of The National Bibliography are updated daily.
Target audiences for services Access to the public both as a physical library to visit and as a virtual library which can be accessed anywhere and anytime www.nb.no
Uses made of  services offered
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services Funded by government.
Availability of metadata for re-use Free access of all available metadata.
Metadata formats NorMARC, BibsysMARC,
Cataloguing code AACR2
Levels of description offered Level of description is defined for each part of the bibliography.
Subject standards DDC, LØØV (Saami subject standard),
Name authority standards
Is NBA affiliated to IFLA SC?