Category: News

Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Collection in DigitalMaine Repository

The May 2018 issue of Downeast Magazine included a feature on a growing collection of historical content that we’ve been working on in collaboration with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The project includes nearly 1,100 reports and publications from the agency’s past that have been imaged on Maine State Library scanners and

National Digital Newspaper Project Update

The Maine State Library continues to make progress on the National Digital Newspaper Project. We will be adding 100,000 newspaper pages published in Maine between 1850 and 1922 to Chronicling America (ChronAm). ChronAm is a Library of Congress database funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The first batch of Maine newspapers is expected

Maine Hub Live in DPLA!

This past summer the Maine hub went live in DPLA with over 60,000 items from 64 different Maine based collections. Read DPLA’s Blog Post Welcoming Digital Maine The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is an online searchable collaborative network. The site contains information on over 18 million items (and growing), contributed by a network