I’ve written before about this valuable project and you can read a fairly in-depth article on the behind the scenes work of the British Newspaper Archive digitisation project is available at http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/analysis/2139419/scenes-british-library-digital-newspaper-project. The project is a partnership between Brightsolid and the British Library, and the article looks at costs, process, copyright issues, royalties and much more. It’s quite an eye opener.
- The British Newspaper Archive (cumpstonresearch.wordpress.com)
- Untold Lives: Sharing stories from the past – The British Library (cumpstonresearch.wordpress.com)
- British Library newspaper archive puts 300 years of history online (telegraph.co.uk)
- VIDEO: Newspaper archive goes online (bbc.co.uk)