You may have noticed I have a bit on an interest in exploring ways of using digitised historical newspapers. In the last year or so I’ve spent a lot of time scraping, mining, processing and visualising content from the Trove collection of digitised Australian newspapers. But what about other countries? Recently I was invited to a digital […]

Mining the treasures of Trove

In February I made a quick dash to Melbourne to talk at VALA2012. The paper I originally submitted, ‘Mining the treasures of Trove: New approaches and new tools’, provided a general introduction to the use of digitised historical newspapers and the possibilities of digital history. You can download the pdf from the VALA2012 proceedings, or view […]