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Google Brings History To The Internet

by David Brooks | 09.09.2008
Google have launched a new initiative in which they plan to partner with news publishers allowing them to put their newspapers and magazines online. Here’s a small snippet from the Google blog talking about the new initiative:

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. Let’s say you want to learn more about the landing on the Moon. Try a search for [Americans walk on moon] on Google News Archive Search, and you’ll be able to find and read an original article from a 1969 edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.