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International Coalition on Newspapers   (ICON)

Strategies to preserve and improve access to newspapers worldwide.

The ICON database is the most comprehensive source of information about significant newspaper collections in print, digital and micro formats. The large and growing database is designed to inform library decisions on the development, management and preservation of newspaper collections.

Current statistics: issues from publications dating from .
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ICON digitization initiatives

ICON Reports and Assessments
Critical analysis of news publication, dissemination, and preservation initiatives
× The TIMELINE is a way to visualize ICON holdings. Each bar represents a year for which issues of this title are held. Bars are grouped by decade, with earlier years at the top. Wider bars indicate more issues are held. Hover over a bar to view year and issue count.

The TIMELINE is also a selection control. To pick a year, click on a bar or on the year dropdown. Then click on a highlighted month and day to view more information about the issues held.