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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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Margaret Ellen CUMPSTON died in Coventry 1985

If you want to have a good search of the London Gazette try the following site http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/ for free. I found Margaret Ellen CUMPSTON of 35 Maudsley Road Coventry wife of Harold died 2oth January 1985.  Gazette Issue 50072 published on the 25 … Continue reading

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The Canada Gazette on line

Image via Wikipedia Iissues of The Canada Gazette, “the official newspaper of the Government of Canada,” dating from 1998 have been online and searchable at http://gazette.gc.ca/index-eng.html   However a digitisation project aimed at putting online all issues prior to 1998, right back to … Continue reading

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Newseum – 800 newspapers worldwide

I’ve written previously about Newseum which through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide, displays their front pages each day on its website. The front pages are in their original, unedited form, and some may contain material that is … Continue reading

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Georgian Newspapers in the Bath Archives, England

There is a searchable index to Georgian Newspapers held in the Bath Archives. Copies of historic Bath newspapers are held by the Local Studies section of Bath Library, including those indexed in this project.  Until recently, it could be very time-consuming to find … Continue reading

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Winona Newspaper Project

Winona Newspaper Project The Darrell W. Krueger Library at Winona State University is pleased to make available an online archive of three late 19th century and 20th century Winona newspapers.  This archive includes available issues of the Winona Argus, the … Continue reading

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Newspaper map

Just put your mouse on a city anywhere in the world and the newspaper headlines pop up…. Double click on the city and the newspaper page gets larger…you can read the entire paper on some if you click on the … Continue reading

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Family announcements from 339 newspapers

 http://www.iannounce.co.uk/  “Over 1,507,000 family announcements from 339 newspapers updated daily “

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