Proposal:Wikipedia Library

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  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
  2. Focus on quality content
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


Status (see valid statuses)

The status of this proposal is:
Request for Discussion / Sign-Ups

Every proposal should be tied to one of the strategic priorities below.

Edit this page to help identify the priorities related to this proposal!


  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
  2. Focus on quality content
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


If not English, in what language is this proposal submitted?: German / Deutsch

Summary

Creation of a full text library of rare books without copyright with free access.

Proposal

Wikipedia should create a library with digitized images of rare books without copyright that might get lost because only few examples remain in circulation. The images (stored as PDFs) should be available for free.

Motivation

Protection and maintenance for cultural artifacts of humanity.

Key questions

  • Who can provide such images (libraries? individual?) - I (the author is anonymous, annotation of the translator) could make something available from my library.

Potential costs

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References


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