February 26, 2021

More Digitized Newspapers! Alaska, Colorado, Maine, and New Jersey Join National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)

From the National Endowment for the Humanities:

NEH has made awards to digitize historic newspapers to the Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums; the Colorado Historical Society; the Maine State Library, and Rutgers University in New Jersey.

With forty-three states and one territory now participating in the National Digital Newspaper Program, NEH is approaching its goal of representing every state and U.S. territory in Chronicling America, the open access database of historic American newspapers maintained by the Library of Congress.

This year, NEH awards have also been issued to state partners in Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas to continue their contributions to Chronicling America [a partnership with the Library of Congress].

Read the Complete Blog Post

Learn More: Details About the $3.2 Million in New Funding For the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Announced Earlier This Week

See Also: Funding: NEH Awards $79 Million in Grants for 290 Humanities Projects and Programs Across the US

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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