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The layout analysis files from digitisation for Finnish newspapers, years 1771-1917.

Zip packages, which contain METS XML for each binding. METS xml standard contains layout information of the materials and technical processing information.

Note! Due to improvements in materials, the few years back created ALTO XML export packages are not fully in sync with the METS information. I.e. some binding id's that exist in ALTO exports can be missing from METS, which have been generated in early September 2018.


User interfaceNewspapers at
Data downloads  Pick (Other)
LicenseTerms of use (in Finnish).



Definition List
Content typeMetadata of processing and content
LanguageFinnish, Swedish, ... several
Data statusPrimary source
SizeXYZ files
Update frequency-
External information

Exporting Finnish Digitized Historical Newspaper Contents for Offline Use. D-Lib Magazine, 22(7/8).

Kansalliskirjaston digitoitu historiallinen lehtiaineisto 1771–1910: sanatason laatu, kokoelmien käyttö ja laadun parantaminen. Vol 35 Nro 3 (2016): Informaatiotutkimuksen päivät 2016

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