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The National Digital Newspaper Program: Increasing Access to Historical Newspapers through Digital Reformatting


TitleThe National Digital Newspaper Program: Increasing Access to Historical Newspapers through Digital Reformatting
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsTaranto, B.
Secondary TitleInternational Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting - ICHIM07: Proceedings
Conference Start DateOctober 24-26
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedToronto, Ontario, Canada
EditorTrant, J., & Bearman D.
Keywordshistorical, microfilm, national, newspapers, preservation standards
Abstract

Six regional libraries were awarded two-year grants to help develop the initial test bed for the newspaper digital repository. This briefing will discuss some of the access and cultural lessons learned during this first award period; and some of the reasons The New York Public Library is continuing to work whole-heartedly in this area of developing interest.

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