[Libs-Or] Historic Oregon Newspapers Presentation at Salem Public Library

Ann Scheppke ascheppke at cityofsalem.net
Wed Jul 6 18:52:06 PDT 2011

Historic Oregon Newspapers:  A New Internet Resource -- Jason Stone of
the University of Oregon will provide information on the new Historic
Oregon Newspapers database on Tuesday, July 19 in Anderson Room B at
Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St SE.   He will do two presentations,
one at 4 p.m. and the other at 7 p.m. The 4 p.m. presentation will be
geared toward library staff and other information professionals, while
the 7 p.m. presentation will focus more on the needs of  the general
public, including genealogists and local history enthusiasts.   
Historic Oregon Newspapers is the culmination of more than two years’
work by staff at the University of Oregon Libraries, in collaboration
with the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities,
and a number of state agencies and stakeholders.
Anyone with an interest in Oregon history will be pleased to learn of
the launch of the University of Oregon’s Historic Oregon Newspapers
website. Through this new internet resource, the public has
unprecedented access to “first draft” historical materials originally
published by Oregon journalists between 1846 and 1922. The website
includes more than 180,000 pages of digital content drawn from historic
newspapers that include the Salem Capital Journal and the Portland
Both presentations are free and open to the public.  For more
information, contact the Salem Public Library's Information/Reference
Desk at 503-588-6052, or visit the Oregon Digital Newspaper Project’s
website at  http://libweb.uoregon.edu/diglib/odnp
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