Project News Archive
New content added to Latin American, South Asian modules.
Jun 30 2010
WNA South Asian Newspapers Released
The new World Newspaper Archive module provides more than 400,000 fully searchable pages of newspapers published in South Asia dating from the 19th century.
The preliminary release for World Newspaper Archive–African Newspapers, which contains 13 titles with approximately 85,000 pages, is now available for preview.
Latin American Newspapers reaches 970,000 pages; African Newspapers preliminary release is expected in December.
Oct 5 2009
World Newspaper Archive Update
LAN approaches 900,000 pages; CRL begins production on African Newspapers.
Digitization surpasses 625,000 pages.
May 13 2009
WNA Latin American Newspapers update
Latin American Newspapers approaches 50% completion; member access fees begin July 1, 2009.
Latin American Newspapers, the initial collection in the World Newspaper Archive (WNA) now contains four titles for searching and browsing. In addition to the first-released Mercurio from Chile, we now have available an extensive run of O Estado de Sao Paulo (1876-1914).
Jan 22 2009
Planning for 3 new WNA collections begins.
The World Newspaper Archive advisory committee recommends Africa, South Asia, and Eastern Europe for future conversion.