Global Press Archive CRL Alliance Launches Second Ukrainian Collection

Thursday, December 21, 2023
Kevin Merriman -

East View Information Services and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) have launched Soviet-Era Ukrainian Newspapers (SEUN), the sixth in-copyright collection of titles produced under the Global Press Archive (GPA) CRL Alliance, available now to all CRL member institutions.

Comprising five titles and more than 50,000 pages, SEUN includes national newspapers from three cities, covering the early Soviet era of Ukraine’s history. These titles offer granular insight into important events in Ukraine’s history, including the Ukrainian War of Independence and the Holodomor.  

SEUN joins five other in-copyright collections under the GPA CRL Alliance, including the complementary collection Local and Independent Ukrainian Newspapers (LIUN): 

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. 

Learn more about the East View Global Press Archive and the CRL Alliance at or email

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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