Tag: Newspapers

Digitizing Historical Newspapers from Microfilm

Maine State Library staff get first peek at “new” microfilm that will be used for digitization. Several boxes of newly duplicated microfilm recently arrived at the Maine State Library in preparation for the next phase of our newspaper digitization project.  The work is the result of a continuation of funding through the National Digital Newspaper

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