English Version

Since 2002, the BnL has been digitising a large variety of historical documents such as newspapers, monographs, manuscripts, postcards and even posters. All digitised materials are available for viewing through its platforms a-z.lu and eluxemburgensia.lu. In addition, some datasets are now in the public domain and are made available here.

Please, visit http://data.bnl.lu/data/historical-newspapers/ to learn more about the data, associated metadata and format used.

Version française

Depuis 2002, la BnL digitalise une grande quantité de documents historiques tels que des journaux, monographies, manuscrits, cartes postales et même des affiches. Tous les documents numérisés sont disponibles à la consultation sur les plateformes a-z.lu et eluxemburgensia.lu. De plus, certains sets de données sont dans le domaine public et sont mises à disposition sur ce site.

Veuillez visitez http://data.bnl.lu/data/historical-newspapers/ pour en apprendre davantage sur les données, les métadonnées associées ainsi que les formats utilisés.

Resources

Main file

Digitised Luxembourg Historical Newspapers - STARTER PACK

Best for getting started & developing This set contains 5 newspaper issues (5 days of news) and 22 pages of the newspaper D’Wäschfra (1868).

Digitised Luxembourg Historical Newspapers - SAMPLE PACK

Best for testing different newspapers and metadata This set contains a sample of 11 different newspaper titles (1 issue per newspaper) between 1845 and 1877.

Digitised Luxembourg Historical Newspapers - DEV PACK

Best for getting started with Big Data This set contains 26 newspaper issues (1 month of news) and 112 pages of the newspaper Luxemburger Wort (1877).

Digitised Luxembourg Historical Newspapers - ML STARTER PACK

Best for getting started with machine learning This set contains 304 newspaper issues (1 year of news) and 1220 pages of the newspaper L’indépendance Luxembourgeoise (1877).

Digitised Luxembourg Historical Newspapers - BIG DATA PACK

Best for machine learning and deep neural networks This set contains 2712 newspaper issues (10 years of news) 10880 pages of the newspaper L’Union (1860-1869).

Documentation

Documentation on the official Open Data website of the BnL | data.bnl.lu

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