Newspaper Digitization: University of Delaware Library Makes the Newark Post Available Online
From the Newark Post:
The University of Delaware Library announces that the Center for Digital Collections has begun an exciting project to digitize the Newark Post, the weekly newspaper serving greater Newark and western New Castle County in Delaware.
The issues for years 2006, 2007 and 2008 have already been completed and are accessible online at http://dspace.udel.edu:8080/dspace/handle/19716/9949. The files are stored as full-text searchable PDF documents and are freely available to everyone for viewing.
The years 2009 to the present will soon be completed, and library staff will begin to digitize earlier issues back to 1995. The entire project of 1995 to current date is expected to be completed within a year.
Additional back issues prior to 1995 (and which are available on microfilm) may be digitized as resources become available.
All yearbooks of the University, published under varied names, were scanned at a high resolution and are full-text searchable. A user can search online for a specific name, word or topic in each yearbook.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.