Global Press Archive CRL Alliance Launches First Ukrainian Collection

Monday, November 20, 2023
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East View Information Services and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) have launched Local and Independent Ukrainian Newspapers (LIUN), the fifth in-copyright collection of titles produced under the Global Press Archive (GPA) CRL Alliance, available now to all CRL member institutions.

Comprising more than 250,000 pages and 900 titles, LIUN includes local newspapers from more than 340 cities and towns—including publications from each of Ukraine’s 27 regions. This hyperlocal coverage of early independent Ukraine provides researchers with granular insight into regional and ethnic interests, concerns, and conflicts that are still relevant today. This collection includes titles in Ukrainian and Russian as well as ethnic newspapers in languages such as: Armenian, Crimean Tatar, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, and more.

LIUN will be followed by the release of a complementary collection of Soviet-era Ukrainian newspapers in December of this year. LIUN joins four other in-copyright collections: 

Since 2019, East View and the Center for Research Libraries have partnered in the GPA/CRL Alliance to accelerate the mission of the Global Press Archive. Through the Alliance, CRL defines and sponsors the creation of thematic and single-title collections on the GPA platform. The continuation of this highly successful academic-commercial partnership is a testament to CRL and East View’s shared values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and reinforces the commitment to extend access to global newspaper collections to the widest possible audience. 

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About Global Press Archive
East View Global Press Archive® (GPA) is a groundbreaking program from East View Information Services to create the most comprehensive collection of digital news sources from around the world. GPA is the result of a landmark initiative of Stanford Libraries and the Hoover Institution Library & Archives to digitally preserve and make more accessible thousands of original print newspaper publications collected by the Hoover Institution and now housed by Stanford Libraries. Over time, GPA will present thousands of global newspapers as searchable online archives, covering a diverse range of languages and countries.

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