Tag Archive | Historic Maryland Newspapers Project

Now Hiring: Wikipedian-in-Residence

The Historic Maryland Newspapers Project is hiring a Wikipedian-in-Residence for the summer months. Our overall goal in bringing a seasoned Wikipedian on board is to improve the quality of Wikipedia articles by increasing the number of relevant citations and links to the rich newspaper content of Chronicling America. This position will be a little different […]

Maryland newspapers now available on Chronicling America!

I’m pleased to announce that the first digitized pages produced by the Historic Maryland Newspapers Project are now accessible on the Library of Congress website Chronicling America. Issues from the German-language, Baltimore newspaper Der Deutsche Correspondent are available for the years 1858, 1866, 1868, and 1870-1892. For a tutorial on how to search for Maryland […]

An introduction to the Historic Maryland Newspapers Project and the pros and cons of digitizing from microfilm

Because this is my first post on DigiStew, I think it would be beneficial to briefly introduce the project I’m managing and explain the parameters under which the project operates. The Historic Maryland Newspapers Project is part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). The NDNP is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities […]

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