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DIGGER: a dataset built on Delpher, the digital archive of historical newspapers of the National Library of the Netherlands

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posted on 09.12.2019, 00:00 by Antoine PerisAntoine Peris, W.J. (Willem Jan) Faber
DIGGER is a dataset built on Delpher, the digital archive of historical newspapers of the National Library of the Netherlands, by extracting geographical information from a selection of 102 million of news items. This dataset allow to study the spatial diffusion of information on and between the Dutch cities from a corpus of 81 newspapers published in 29 different cities between 1869 and 1994.

Funding

Koninklijke Bibliotheek

History

Contributors

Koninklijke Bibliotheek; TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

Publisher

4TU.Centre for Research Data

Time coverage

1869/1994

Geolocation

317 cities and towns in The Netherlands (min y = 50.85, min x = 3.57, max y = 53.33, max x = 7.03). Reference system: ESPG 4326., The Netherlands

Format

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