IIIF Newspapers Community Group


The Newspapers Community Group welcomes participants with an interest in implementing IIIF in digital newspaper repositories. In addition to monthly meetings, the group also piggybacks on IIIF face to face meetings. Contributions to newspapers user stories are welcome, and useful resources related to newspapers and IIIF can be found on Awesome-IIIF.


  • To determine development and usage of IIIF for digital newspapers
  • To demonstrate best practice in exploitation of IIIF for newspapers
  • To promote usage of IIIF for newspapers
  • To consider related formats, especially serials
  • To explore and exploit possibilities for search, discovery, and annotation of newspapers



  • Karen Estlund (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Glen Robson (National Library of Wales)

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