Monday, March 11, 2013

Trove News

There is an ongoing program of digitisation for the Trove Newspaper collection. The Federation of Australian Historical Societies e-Bulletin No. 109 details information of recent additions to Trove. Copied below is that information.

It is wise to revisit Trove regularly and conduct one's searches again as new information is regularly appearing in these newly digitised papers.

"The National Library of Australia (NLA) is pleased to announce the following newspapers which have issues that have been newly added to Digitised newspapersand more on Trove. Many of these newspapers are currently being added to Trove and further issues will become available shortly.
New South Wales
Globe (Sydney, NSW : 1911 - 1914)
Irrigation Record (Sydney, NSW: 1913 - 1917) Digitisation generously supported by Griffith City Library, McWilliam’s Wines & Murrumbidgee Irrigation Ltd.
Queensland Country Life (Qld. : 1900 - 1954)
Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (Qld. : 1926 - 1954)
Western Star (Roma) (Toowoomba, Qld. : 1948 - 1954)
Western Star and Roma Advertiser (Toowoomba, Qld. : 1875 - 1948)
South Australia
Bunyip (Gawler, SA : 1863 - 1954)
Port Lincoln Times (SA : 1927 - 1954)
Port Pirie Recorder (SA : 1918 - 1919)
Southern Argus (Port Elliot, SA : 1866 - 1954)

To ascertain the latest titles which have been added to Trove, subscribe to one of NLA Web feeds. Through Trove, the national resource discovery service, there is free online access to over 8 million pages from over 350 Australian newspapers. All of the digitised newspapers are fully text-searchable and users can enrich and enhance the data through subject tagging, text correction and annotations.

Titles have been selected by the NLA in consultation with the state and territory libraries. A number of the titles are being digitised with the generous support and funding from a range of organisations.
For those libraries and organisations wishing to digitise a newspaper title, please see our Contributor guidelines. (For additional information please email NLA
A list of newspapers scheduled to be digitised through the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program over the coming year is shown on the 
(Source: Dr Hilary Berthon | Australian Newspaper Plan | National Library of Australia | Canberra ACT 2600 | e: | t: +61 02 6262 1642 | f: +61 02 6273 4535 - 12 February 2013)"

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