Posts Tagged ‘Newspaper Digitization’

Donations Fund Newspaper Archive Scanning Project

Editor’s note: We love when blogs write themselves. In this case, credit goes to Eric Mease of the Historical Society of Cecil County and Maryland’s Cecil Whig, one of the country’s oldest newspapers, for an article published earlier this week. The article featured a newspaper digitization project for which Crowley …

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Preserving History through Newspaper Digitization, Part Two

Last week, in the first part of our two-part blog mini-series, “Preserving History through Newspaper Digitization,” we outlined the importance of digitization to the preservation of our nation’s rich history. This week, we are going to take a closer look at newspaper digitization and, more specifically, the digitization …

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Preserving History through Newspaper Digitization, Part One

 

For years, the spoken word was the primary method with which people conveyed thoughts and ideas, did business, and broadcasted the

day’s events.  This system was not extremely efficient or particularly accurate. It could take quite some time for news to travel and, often the day’s news …

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