British Library: New collections online – June 2019. “Over the past few months we have made six new projects available to view online through our website. These new collections demonstrate the diverse variety of archives the EAP digitises, and includes eighteenth-century Brazilian royal orders, artwork and photography by Lalit Mohan Sen, colonial archives, Coptic manuscripts and prayer scrolls, war photography, and historic newspapers.”
University of Maine: Archive of Maine Campus newspaper now available online. “More than 5,000 issues of the University of Maine’s student-run newspaper, the Maine Campus, are now available online. Patrons can search the 130-year archive and download complete issues from anywhere in the world through Digital Commons at UMaine, an online repository managed by Raymond H. Fogler Library.”
Portugal Resident: Algarve to have digital newspaper archive completed before 2020. “A digital archive of newspapers published in the Algarve between 1808 and 1970 is expected to be completed by the end of the year, the project’s coordinator has told Lusa news agency.” If you want to lower your blood pressure, take a few minutes and visit Lonely Planet’s page for the Algarve area in Portugal. Beautiful.
Exact Editions Blog: The Stage launches its digital archive with Exact Editions. “In partnership with The Stage, Exact Editions is delighted to announce the addition of the weekly theatre magazine on its digital platform, that includes back issues spanning two years and comprising of over 70 issues worth of performing arts content.” Two years? And The Stage has been around since 1880? Hm. Obviously, not free.
Arkansas State Archives: Archives Project Opens Access to Historical Newspapers. “In the next few weeks, the Arkansas State Archives will have scanned 40 newspaper titles, or about 103,000 pages, and sent them to the Library of Congress. People will have a whole new way to access these historical records online, said Wendy Richter, state historian and director of the Arkansas State Archives.”
DigitalNC: New student newspaper issues from Granville County Public Library now online at DigitalNC!. “Issues from 8 NC student newspapers are now online at DigitalNC! The issues come from several schools in Granville County and cover news topics like sports, facility renovations, and school events, as well as creative works by students and advertisements for local businesses.”
Digital NC: The Orphans’ Friend newspaper is now available on DigitalNC!. “Over one hundred issues of the Orphans’ Friend newspaper from 1876 and 1877 are available online now. A publication of the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of North Carolina, Orphans’ Friend was distributed to children at the ‘Orphan Asylum,’ or orphanage, in Oxford, North Carolina. The newspaper was established in 1875 and is still published by the Grand Lodge today.”