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The Librarian & Archivist Weekly, by @MorganeLeFay

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"The Librarian & Archivist Weekly, by Marylène Goulet: Everything and anything you wanted to know about what's happening in libraries & archives around the world (Read The Librarian & Archivist Weekly)"

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British Library's early newspaper archive goes online

British Library's early newspaper archive goes online | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"More than 4m pages, mostly from 19th-century newspapers, reveal that press intrusion and celebrity gossip are nothing new (British Library's early newspaper archive goes online http://t.co/VOyZmNJP...)"

 

"More than 4m pages, drawn mainly from 19th-century regional newspapers, previously kept in decent obscurity at the library's newspaper archive in Colindale, north London, will now be available for historians and family researchers to browse for a small fee, or free if they visit the central library in King's Cross. All human life, not to say all the news fit to print, is certainly there, albeit written up in florid Victorian prose – great events, horrible murders reported in exhaustive detail, celebrity gossip, as well as the occasional intrusion into private grief."

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Text correction in Aussie newspapers (crowdsourcing) - Youtube

Text correction in Aussie newspapers (crowdsourcing) - Youtube | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

TroveNLA's Channel - YouTube - Via Scoop.it - Future Trends in Libraries Rose Holley, Manager of Australian...

 

"Rose Holley, Manager of Australian Newspapers and Trove at the National Library of Australia speaks on the success of newspaper text correction by public volunteers. Over the last 3 years more than 40,000 online volunteers have improved the accuracy of searching within 150 years of Australian Newspapers. They have done this by correcting over 51 million lines of text. This activity is referred to as crowdsourcing..."

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SABCMediaLib.li - a daily update of content from libraries & achives via paper.li

SABCMediaLib.li - a daily update of content from libraries & achives via paper.li | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by SABC Media Library.
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