Timarit.is - Newspapers (Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland)
Timarit.is is a digital library where millions of pages of Newspapers are made available on the Internet. This gives access to the printed cultural heritage that is preserved in newspapers and periodicals of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland. [...] In addition to general news and advertisements the newspapers and periodicals contain and refer to many diverse subjects like literature, history, politics, business, trade and industry. Users can search the database both by using fixed terms title and country, and by using full text search. They can also browse through the material and print selected pages. The digital library will steadily accumulate more titles from the participating countries." Timarit.is is a collaborative project between the

  • National Library of the Faroe Islands,
  • National and Public Library of Greenland and
  • National and University Library of Iceland. Each library decides for its part what material is to be digitized and made available on the Internet. [...] Presently the goal is to include all national newspapers from the beginning to the present and selected periodicals as well. In all cases every issue is digitised. [...]” In order to read online newspapers you need to have installed the latest "DjVu Browser Plugin (version 6.1.1 or higher) and the latest Adobe Reader Plugin (version 8.1 or higher)".
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