Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Newspapers on Google


We spent significant funds gaining access to newspapers, through ProQuest and EBSCO and LexisNexis, etc. It will be interesting to me to watch the market shift to accommodate Google once again. --Micaela
This from Google:
Official Google Blog: Bringing history online, one newspaper at a time

And this commentary from the New York Times:
Technology
Google to Digitize Newspaper Archives
By MIGUEL HELFT
Published: September 9, 2008
Google is scanning microfilm from newspaper archives to make them searchable online, first through Google News and eventually on the papers’ own Web sites.

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