Newspaper Digitization 101


Newspapers are a rich resource for local history, genealogy, and more. Presenter Jenni Salamon will cover key components of a successful newspaper digitization project. We'll also explore partnering with organizations like Ohio Memory on newspaper microfilming and digitization projects.

Attendees of this session will have the opportunity to:

  • Review the features that make newspapers rich but complex digitization materials
  • Discuss factors to consider when starting newspaper projects, including content selection and technical standards
  • Explore options for partnering with other organizations to complete newspaper digitization projects


  • OhioNET members can register at no cost using the button above.

May 4th, 2021 2:30 PM through  4:00 PM
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
OhioNET members $ 0.00
Non-members $ 75.00
Webinar Event
Webinar Key 8599841604398693648
Archived Webinar Link
Event Details
Presenter Name Jenni Salamon (Ohio History Connection)
Presenter Background

Jenni Salamon is the Unit Manager for Digitization at the Ohio History Connection. She manages Ohio Memory and the Ohio History Connection’s digitization and microfilming programs, including the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program. She also coordinates and provides outreach and training on digitization and related topics, with a particular focus on newspaper preservation, digitization and research. Jenni has a BA in English from Ohio University, an MLIS from Kent State University, and a Digital Archives Specialist Certificate from the Society of American Archivists.


Training Track Preservation & Access
Who Should Attend Library staff working with digitization projects, local history resources, and anyone with an interest in the topic.
CE Contact Hours 1.5