Sickness Spreads: Reports of the Plague in the State Papers

My digital fellowship with the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C is looking at responses to information (and disinformation) found in the the English State Papers and digitised sources held by the library.

Converting the British Library’s Catalogue of British and Irish Newspapers into a Public Domain Dataset: Processes and Applications

This paper describes the production of a title-level list of British, Irish, British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies newspapers (1621–2019) held by the British Library, and its potential for reuse and research. The data was extracted from …