Monday, December 28, 2009

National Library update on Australian newspapers digitisation

The millionth page was made publicly available on 14 December 2009, marking a project milestone. The 1 million pages publicly available amounts to 10 million articles with coverage dates of 1803 -1954. This includes the first 70 years of the Sydney Morning Herald publicly available, that is, 1831-1901.
More information at Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program.

The Maitland Mercury is available for the years 1843-1855 and 1880-1883.