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NEH Releases National Digital Newspaper Program Impact Study

September 29, 2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has released a study measuring the impact of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) has had on the humanities and partner institutions. The report is available at http://www.neh.gov/divisions/preservation/featured-project/neh-releases-national-digital-newspaper-program-impact-study

8 Million Pages Now Online and 2 New States Joining NDNP!

August 8, 2014

The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a joint program of the Library of Congress (LC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), has passed several exciting milestones recently. More than 8 million historic newspaper pages, published in 32 states and the District of Columbia between 1836 and 1922, are now available through the Chronicling America web site, hosted by LC, and in July, the NEH announced two new partners joining the program this year. Awards were made to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the South Dakota Department of Tourism and State Development to digitize newspapers from Nevada and South Dakota. This brings the number of participants in the program to 39, including 37 states, one territory, and the District of Columbia. NEH and the LC aim to have every state and U.S. territory represented in Chronicling America (see http://www.neh.gov/divisions/preservation/grant-news/nevada-and-south-dakota-join-the-national-digital-newspaper-progra for more information). In addition, supplementary awards have been made to eight state partners already participating in the program....Read more about it

NEWSPAPERS ADDED: Hundreds of thousands of newspaper pages added

January 29, 2014

This week the Library of Congress began adding more historic newspapers to the Chronicling America Web site. First-time contributions from Maryland and North Carolina, as well as many other newspapers, are being added to the 6.7 million pages already available from 32 states and the District of Columbia.

To learn more about what newspapers have been added or updated recently, subscribe to the Recent Additions RSS feed available from anywhere in Chronicling America. Click on the Subscribe link next to the orange icon (below the Search bar and to the right) and select the 2nd RSS feed listed

Last Updated: 09/30/2014