Beta: Several University Libraries & KB (National Library of the Netherlands) Launch Delpher, Single-Search Interface to Digtized Dutch Language Material
The University Libraries of Amsterdam (UvA), Groningen, Leiden and Utrecht and the Royal Library (KB) launch a new online service: Delpher.
Delpher gives access to Dutch historical texts from the digital collections of scientific institutions, libraries and heritage institutions. Delpher allows millions of digitized pages from Dutch books, newspapers and magazines at a central location to search.
At launch Delpher contains over 90,000 books, 1.5 million pages from 80 journals and nearly 100 million newspaper articles. This text material dates from the 17th to the 20th century and comes from a large number of institutions.
Direct to Delpher (Search Interface in Dutch)
See Also: Full Text of Announcement We Translated (in Dutch)
See Also: Project Partners and Contributions (Translation via Bing Translator)
Promo Video (in Dutch). Nicely produced!
Hat Tip: @maxkaiser
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