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Newspaper Digitization 101

  • Preservation & Access
  • Webinar
  • 1.5 CE Hours

Description

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 project

Who Should Attend

Library staff working with digitization projects, local history resources, and anyone with an interest in the topic.