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British Library digitizing 40 million newspapers

AP – “The British Library said Wednesday it was digitizing up to 40 million pages of newspapers, including fragile dailies dating back three and a half centuries. Once digitized, the British newspapers documenting local, regional and national life spanning to the 1700s will be fully searchable and accessible online, the national library said.”

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One Response to “British Library digitizing 40 million newspapers”

  1. Kath
    May 23, 2010 at 7:39 am #

    Such a shame they’re making it a paid site, unlike what the Australian National Library is doing via Trove. (

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