Keynote : Aly Conteh

UKOER LFF10

Abstract

The British Library is one of the great research libraries of the world, holding over 150 million items in all the common languages and formats of the world. The advent of the Internet and the ability to digitise large quantities of text and images and make them available over the Web has transformed ways of working in research and learning. For almost two decades, the British Library has undertaken a number of focused digitisation initiatives. The recent digitisation of 4 million pages of British newspapers has provided users with the ability to search across different newspaper titles providing access to a wide range of research and learning topics. This presentation will describe the approach taken to build the resource and the impact the resource has had in higher education.

 

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Digitised Newspapers: Learning from the Past

 

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  • Author(s): LFF10
  • Subject: Digitised Newspapers: Learning from the Past
  • Grade level: HE Conference
  • Course type: Podcast
  • Language(s):  English
  • Material type(s): mp3
  • Media format(s): mp3
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