1 September 2017 - 28 February 2019
The project Rise of literacy will look at the use of written text in Europe over centuries (from the sixth to the twentieth century) and tell users the story of the rise of literacy in European culture, as a manifestation of a European-wide cultural movement.
Created: 20 July 2015
As part of the Europeana Newspapers project, millions of word of public domain text were created via OCRing the historic newspapers that the library partners made available.
After aggregating and text and making it searchable via The European Library, we are now making the raw text available