Fenno-ugrica is the National Library of Finland’s digital collection of Finno-Ugric publications. The Fenno-ugrica collection includes monograph publications in Ingrian, Veps, Mari (Hill Mari and Meadow Mari) and Mordvinic (Erzya and Moksha) languages and newspapers in Mari and Mordvinic languages from the 1920s and the 1930s. All in all, the collection consists of more than 120 monographs and nearly 20,000 pages of newspapers.
The material of Fenno-ugrica has been produced by the National Library of Finland in the Digitisation Project of Kindred Languages, which is a part of Language Programme of Kone Foundation. The material Fenno-ugrica collection belongs to the collections of the National Library of Russia (St. Petersburg), where the publications have been digitised. The digitised content of this collection is published based on the research on copyrights, which was conducted by Moscow-based copyright organization, National Library Resource.
Within the Digitisation Project of Kindred Languages, the National Library of Finland has developed an open source code OCR editor that enables the editing of machine-encoded text for the benefit of linguistic research. Permissions for the editing of the material of Fenno-ugrica will be granted mainly for the researchers of Fenno-Ugric languages and the permissions will be administrated by the Digitisation Project of Kindred Languages.
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