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Challenges behind the British Library digital newspaper project


The British Library, in partnership with Brightsolid, recently revealed its newspaper project, The British Newspaper Archive. The project makes available over 4 million historical newspaper pages to Internet users around the world. The project, like other digitization efforts, faced several challenges, three of which are particularly unique to digitizing newspapers. Expense The sheer size of the British Library’s newspaper collection […]

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