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Historic newspapers to go online

Everything is going online. It seems that we will be able to see all the archives of old historic newspapers with the click of a mouse, no need to go rummaging through dusty piles of archived newspapers in newspapers anymore. With this announcement it is sad to think that the old fashioned means of rooting around and looking at page after page of old news stories will be done away with and replaced with a cleaner more efficent way of looking at old news stories. This project will cost £2m pounds which highlights that their is a demand for accessing old files online. People want to get their information online. It is quicker and easier.

the article says that this new way of accesing information will be

“a great asset to researchers, local historians, genealogists, teachers and television researchers, it is claimed.

People are getting lazy, this article shows that getting information online is the only option for many. Everyone wants things now and this illustrates the growing number of people who prefer clicking a button instead of turing a page.

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April 16, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment