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Title: Scissors and paste: The Georgian reprints, 1800–1837
Authors: Beals, M.H.
Keywords: Great Britain
News flow
Newspapers
Publishing industry
Digital humanities
Data paper
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: © The Author. Published by Ubiquity Press
Citation: BEAL, M.H., 2017. Scissors and paste: The Georgian reprints, 1800–1837. Journal of Open Humanities Data, 3, p1.
Abstract: This dataset, part of the Scissors and Paste Project (https://osf.io/nm2rq), describes instances of reprinting and text reuse (scissors-and-paste journalism) in British newspapers between 1800–1837. It was derived from the 19th-Century British Library Newspapers, Part 1 digitised newspaper collection by using plagiarism detection software to identify instances of substantially similar text. It contains a series of manifests that describe a) instances of shared content b) the likely directionality of copying and c) which instances are evolutionary dead-ends and have no known reprints. It is comprised of 1,824 TSV files, divided into four directories, each representing one month between January 1800 and December 1837.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by Ubiquity Press under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported Licence (CC BY). Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Version: Published
DOI: 10.5334/johd.8
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/24788
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/johd.8
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