I made a Trove newspapers data dashboard to give an overview of the current contents and recent changes. wragge.github.io/trove-newspap

A record three pademelons in the backyard tonight -- two little 'uns & one adult...

Ok, I’ve submitted my Libraries Tasmania translator to the Zotero repository for inclusion. No doubt a bit of additional tweaking will be required. github.com/zotero/translators/

blogjune, old web 

Ok so I'm not a librarian but I am jumping on the #blogjune bandwagon as a way of kickstarting mine, here's a bit about preserving old research tools on the web

https://mikelynch.org/2022/Jun/01/cqpweb/

It was a two pademelon night in the backyard. Looked like parent and junior...

After much faffing about today I’ve got the latest version of the UniversalViewer building locally, and I also know how to listen for changes in the canvas index. Next, I have to do something about the CSS name clashes with Bulma…

Files digitised by the National Archives of Australia this week: 25,981

Top series:

+14,025 in B884 (CMF personnel dossiers)

+7,652 in A2572 (Bonegilla name index cards)

See: github.com/wragge/naa-recently

New in Trove this week:

Berrigan Advocate (NSW)

Tingha Spectator & North Western Journal (NSW)

Tingha Miner & North Western Advocate (NSW)

Boggy Camp Tingha & Bora Creek (NSW)

See: github.com/wragge/trove-newspa

Major changes to Trove newspaper titles this week:

+30,713 in Queanbeyan Age (NSW, end date now 1944)

+10,014 in Daily News (WA)

+179 in Inverell Argus (NSW)

See: github.com/wragge/trove-newspa

Added to Trove newspapers this week:

+43,015 articles

+10,263 articles with corrections

+7,499 articles with tags

+243 articles with comments

See: github.com/wragge/trove-newspa

This week the National Archives of Australia digitised 21,488 files:

+10,305 in B884 (CMF personnel dossiers)

+7,339 in A2572 & A2571 (Bonegilla name index cards)

+1,345 in A9301 (RAAF personnel files)

See: github.com/wragge/naa-recently

Changes to Trove newspapers this week:

+74,859 articles

+15,852 articles with corrections

+8,668 articles with tags

+592 articles with comments

See: github.com/wragge/trove-newspa

Major changes to individual Trove newspapers this week:

+52,543 articles from The Daily News (WA)

+22,316 articles from Sunraysia Daily (Vic)

See: github.com/wragge/trove-newspa

I’m trying to write quarterly updates on the technical side of the UK Web Archive, in case that’s of interest?! https://blogs.bl.uk/webarchive/2022/05/uk-web-archive-technical-update-spring-2022.html

Also on tonight’s episode of ‘In GLAM This Week’, the NAA digitised 20,517 files. Of these:

13,850 were name index cards from the Bonegilla Migrant Camp (Series A2571 & A2572).

4,938 were CMF personnel files (Series B884)

See: github.com/wragge/naa-recently

This week’s changes in Trove newspapers:

+7,451 articles

+16,628 articles with corrections

+8,148 articles with tags

+491 articles with comments

github.com/wragge/trove-newspa

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