Newspapers Section

Division: Library Collections

Mission Statement

The Newspapers Section is a forum to share information on all issues relating to newspapers and news published in any media (print, microfilm, or electronically) including acquisition, collection development, cataloguing, digitisation, conservation, storage and long—term preservation both of physical and digital media. The section is further concerned with standards pertaining to newspapers and all other kinds of news media, and with physical and intellectual access to these collections as our cultural heritage.


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Newspapers, Sections

Last update: 9 April 2014

Latest News

International Newspaper Archiving and Digitization Summit

In cooperation with the IFLA News Media Section (formerly the IFLA Newspapers Section), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) will convene a meeting of major actors in the newspaper digitization community to consider a strategic, cooperative approach to future digitization of the world’s legacy news collections.

18 November 2014

Call for papers: 2015 IFLA International News Media Conference

“Transformation of the online news media: implications for preservation and access”

18 November 2014

Historical Newspapers in the Digital Age - From the image file to full text search

Conference on digitisation (27 October 2014)

3 September 2014