The 19th Century Meets the 21st Century

I couldn’t agree more with Dick about stands I should have visited and people I missed seeing at stands I did visit. I stopped at the Thomson Gale booth for birthday cake — it’s their 50th — and learned about the latest digitization project, the 19th Century Collections Online. This follows their 18th Century digitization effort and presents researchers with a full text, fully searchable archive of 150,000 works and editions printed in England during the 19th century. The collection is sourced from Gale’s materials, the British Library, and some other libraries Gale didn’t name. A terrific resource for historical research.

Unfortunately I missed seeing Gale’s CEO, Gordon Macomber. Sorry, Gordon!

Marydee Ojala

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