October 24-26, 2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Briefings: Description


The National Digital Newspaper Program: Increasing Access to Historical Newspapers through Digital Reformatting   go to paper

Barbara Taranto, New York Public Library, USA

Six regional libraries were awarded two-year grants to help develop the initial test bed for the newspaper digital repository. This briefing will discuss some of the access and cultural lessons learned during this first award period; and some of the reasons The New York Public Library is continuing to work whole-heartedly in this area of developing interest.

Briefing: Briefings: National Projects [Close-Up]

Keywords: newspapers, historical, microfilm, national, preservation standards