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Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
PETER CHRISTEN ASBJøRNSEN (15 January 1812 – 6 January 1885) was a Norwegian writer and scholar. He and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe were collectors of Norwegian folklore . They were so closely united in their lives' work that their folk tale collections are commonly mentioned only as " Asbjørnsen and Moe ". CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 Career * 3 Writing style * 4 Legacy * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 Other sources * 8 External links BACKGROUND Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
was born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway. He was descended from a family originating at Otta in the traditional district of Gudbrandsdal , which is believed to have come to an end with his death. He became a student at the University of Oslo
Oslo
in 1833, but as early as 1832, in his twentieth year, he had begun to collect and write down fairy tales and legends
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Project Gutenberg
PROJECT GUTENBERG (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks ". It was founded in 1971 by Michael S. Hart and is the oldest digital library . Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books . The project tries to make these as free as possible, in long-lasting, open formats that can be used on almost any computer. As of 3 October 2015 , Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg
reached 50,000 items in its collection. The releases are available in plain text but, wherever possible, other formats are included, such as HTML
HTML
, PDF
PDF
, EPUB , MOBI , and Plucker . Most releases are in the English language
English language
, but many non-English works are also available
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Internet Archive
Coordinates : 37°46′56″N 122°28′18″W / 37.7823°N 122.4716°W / 37.7823; -122.4716 Internet Archive
Internet Archive
TYPE OF BUSINESS 501(c)(3) nonprofit TYPE OF SITE Digital library AVAILABLE IN English FOUNDED May 12, 1996; 21 years ago (1996-05-12) HEADQUARTERS Richmond District San Francisco
San Francisco
, California
California
, U.S
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LibriVox
LIBRIVOX is a group of worldwide volunteers who read and record public domain texts creating free public domain audiobooks for download from their website and other digital library hosting sites on the internet. It was founded in 2005 by Hugh McGuire to provide "Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain" and the LibriVox
LibriVox
objective is "To make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format on the internet". By the end of 2017, LibriVox
LibriVox
had a catalog of over 12,000 works and from 2009-2017 was producing about 1,000 per year. Most releases are in the English language, but many non-English works are also available. There are multiple affiliated projects that are providing additional content
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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National Library Of Norway
The NATIONAL LIBRARY OF NORWAY (Norwegian : Nasjonalbiblioteket) was established in 1989. Its principal task is "to preserve the past for the future". The library is located both in Oslo
Oslo
and in Mo i Rana
Mo i Rana
. The building in Oslo
Oslo
was restored and reopened in 2005. Prior to the existence of the National Library, the University Library of Oslo
Oslo
was assigned the tasks that normally fall to a national library . The NORWEGIAN ISBN
ISBN
AGENCY, responsible for assigning ISBNs with prefix 82- and 978-82-, is part of the National Library of Norway. The National Library is also responsible for legal deposits made from publishers in Norway
Norway

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Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition
The ENCYCLOPæDIA BRITANNICA ELEVENTH EDITION (1910–11) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica
Encyclopædia Britannica
. It was developed during the encyclopaedia's transition from a British to an American publication. Some of its articles were written by the best-known scholars of the time. This edition of the encyclopedia is now in the public domain , but the outdated nature of some of its content makes its use as a source for modern scholarship problematic. Some articles have special value and interest to modern scholars as cultural artifacts of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Tens of thousands of its articles were copied directly into , where they still can be found
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Hunderfossen Familiepark
Coordinates : 61°13′27.26″N 10°25′41.73″E / 61.2242389°N 10.4282583°E / 61.2242389; 10.4282583 Eventyrslottet (The Fairy Tale castle) in Hunderfossen HUNDERFOSSEN FAMILIEPARK is an amusement park north of Lillehammer
Lillehammer
in the province of Oppland
Oppland
in Norway
Norway
. The park is one of Norway's biggest tourist attractions, with over 275,000 visitors each summer. It also has a Winter Park which opens from February to mid-March. The park was founded in 1984, and currently has more than 60 attractions. The park was featured in an episode of the Netflix original series Lilyhammer (Season 1, Episode 8: "Trolls")
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Lillehammer
LILLEHAMMER (Norwegian pronunciation: ) is a town and municipality in Oppland
Oppland
county , Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Gudbrandsdal . The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Lillehammer. As of May 2011, the population of the town of Lillehammer
Lillehammer
was 26,639. The city centre is a late 19th-century concentration of wooden houses, which enjoys a picturesque location overlooking the northern part of lake Mjøsa and the river Lågen , surrounded by mountains. Lillehammer
Lillehammer
hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics and 2016 Winter Youth Olympics
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Storytelling
STORYTELLING is the social and cultural activity of sharing stories , often with improvisation , theatrics , or embellishment. Stories or narratives have been shared in every culture as a means of entertainment , education, cultural preservation and instilling moral values. Crucial elements of stories and storytelling include plot , characters and narrative point of view . The term 'storytelling' is used in a narrow sense to refer specifically to oral storytelling and also in a looser sense to refer to techniques used in other media to unfold or disclose the narrative of a story
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Public Domain
The legal term PUBLIC DOMAIN refers to works whose exclusive intellectual property rights have expired, have been forfeited, have been expressly waived, or are inapplicable. For example, the works of Shakespeare
Shakespeare
and Beethoven , and most of the early silent films , are all now in the public domain by either being created before copyrights existed or by their copyright term expiring. Examples for works not covered by copyright which are therefore in the public domain, are the formulae of Newtonian physics , cooking recipes , and all software before 1974. Examples for works actively dedicated into public domain by their authors are reference implementations of cryptographic algorithms , NIH 's ImageJ , and the CIA
CIA
's World Factbook
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International Standard Name Identifier
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD NAME IDENTIFIER (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012. The ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 ( TC 46/SC 9 ) is responsible for the development of the standard. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries
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LIBRIS
LIBRIS (Library Information System) is a Swedish national union catalogue maintained by the National Library of Sweden
Sweden
in Stockholm
Stockholm
. It is possible to freely search about 6.5 million titles nationwide. In addition to bibliographic records, one for each book or publication, LIBRIS also contains an authority file of people. For each person there is a record connecting name, birth and occupation with a unique identifier. The MARC Code for the Swedish Union Catalog is SE-LIBR, normalized: selibr. The development of LIBRIS can be traced to the mid-1960s. While rationalization of libraries had been an issue for two decades after World War II, it was in 1965 that a government committee published a report on the use of computers in research libraries. The government budget of 1965 created a research library council (Forskningsbiblioteksrådet, FBR)
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National Library Of The Czech Republic
6,919,075 total items 21,204 manuscripts c. 4,200 incunabula OTHER INFORMATION DIRECTOR Petr Kroupa WEBSITE www.nkp.czThe NATIONAL LIBRARY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC (Czech : Národní knihovna České republiky) is the central library of the Czech Republic . It is directed by the Ministry of Culture . The library's main building is located in the historical Clementinum building in Prague, where approximately half of its books are kept. The other half of the collection is stored in the district of Hostivař . The National Library is the biggest library in the Czech Republic, in its funds there are around 6 million documents. The library has around 60,000 registered readers. As well as Czech texts, the library also stores older material from Turkey, Iran and India. The library also houses books for Charles University in Prague
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Istituto Centrale Per Il Catalogo Unico
The CENTRAL INSTITUTE FOR THE UNION CATALOGUE OF ITALIAN LIBRARIES AND FOR BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION (in Italian : Istituto centrale per il catalogo unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le informazioni bibliografiche) is an Italian government agency that was created in 1975 to supersede the Centro nazionale per il catalogo unico (National Single Directory Center), that had in turn been created in 1951 to build a single catalog of all the libraries in the nation
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Institute For Advanced Technology In The Humanities
Coordinates : 37°32′12.2″N 78°30′20″W / 37.536722°N 78.50556°W / 37.536722; -78.50556 THIS ARTICLE HAS MULTIPLE ISSUES. Please help IMPROVE IT or discuss these issues on the TALK PAGE . (Learn how and when to remove these template messages ) This article NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (January 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ) The topic of this article MAY NOT MEET\'S NOTABILITY GUIDELINES FOR COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS . Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond its mere trivial mention
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