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British Newspaper Archive digitisation project

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 … Continue reading

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The British Newspaper Archive

Although I have written about this before I think it is worth bringing it up again.  The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and brightsolid online publishing to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the … Continue reading

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Untold Lives: Sharing stories from the past – The British Library

Image via Wikipedia The British Library has launched a new blog, Untold Lives: Sharing stories from the past.  They hope to inspire new research and encourage enjoyment, knowledge and understanding of the British Library and its collections. In addition to stories … Continue reading

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British Library and Google partnership

Major project to digitise up to 40 million pages from 1700-1870, from the French Revolution to the end of slavery The British Library and Google announced this week a partnership to digitise 250,000 out-of-copyright books from the Library’s collections. Opening up access to … Continue reading

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