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Preserving Illinois Heritage as part of the U.S. Newspaper Program and the National Digital Newspaper Program




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Our Work

Digitize Newspapers


Background

In June 2009, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library received funding under the National Endowment for the Humanities' National Digital Newspaper Program to digitize 100,000 pages of historically significant Illinois newspapers dating from 1865-1922. This funding enabled us to take newspaper access and preservation into the next stage: digitization. Newspapers digitized as part of this program are available on the Library of Congress' Chronicling America web site.

 

Titles and issues digitized thus far:

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In August 2013, the UIUC Library received a third NEH grant that will enable us to continue digitizing historically significent Illinois newspapers, dating from 1836-1922.

 

For more information:

UIUC Grant application to NEH for 2009-2011 cycle

National Digital Newspaper Program

Chronicling America

Press release from University of Illinois Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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