The Australian newspapers digitisation program: an overview

Holley, Rose The Australian newspapers digitisation program: an overview., 2007 . In Association of Parliamentary Libraries of Australasia Conference, Canberra (Australia), 26 July 2007. (Unpublished) [Presentation]

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This presentation gives an overview of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program which began in February 2007 and is being led by the National Library of Australia. The program is a significant national digitisation program with a budget of $8 million dollars for the first 3 years. The scope is to digitise all Australian newspapers from 1803 - 1954 and deliver them free of charge to the public via the internet in full text searchable format.

Item type: Presentation
Keywords: Digitisation, newspapers, full-text, digitization, national digital program
Subjects: J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JG. Digitization.
Depositing user: Rose Holley
Date deposited: 18 Feb 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:10
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/11122

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