Explore - Data Visualisation on Australian Common Reader
Tuesday 18 June 2019
The Australian Common Reader system has been launched. The CDHR (ANU Centre for Digital Humanities Research) developed system helps reveal the reading habits of late 19th and early 20th century Australians. It is the world's largest database of library loan records, allowing users to sort through the borrowing histories from six Australian libraries between 1861 and 1928.
The Australian Common Reader includes records from libraries at The South Australian Institute in Adelaide, the Rosedale Mechanics' Institute in Gippsland Victoria, the Port Germein Institute in regional South Australia, The Maitland Institute in the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia, and Collie Mechanics' Institute in Western Australia.