Tuesday, September 09, 2008

"Bringing history online, one newspaper at a time"

From the Google Blog:

"... Around the globe, we estimate that there are billions of news pages containing every story ever written. And it's our goal to help readers find all of them ... Today, we're launching an initiative to make more old newspapers accessible and searchable online by partnering with newspaper publishers to digitize millions of pages of news archives. ... You’ll be able to explore this historical treasure trove by searching the Google News Archive ... "