The Ohio Historical Society, in conjunction with the National Digital Newspaper Program, will be presenting two workshops at the following locations:
– Athens, June 22nd (Ohio University, Alden Library)
– Dayton, June 23rd (Wright State University, Dunbar Library)
These two-hour presentations will cover the following topics:
10 AM – Noon workshop: Digitizing Your Newspaper Collections (for organizations interested in digitizing newspapers): Join the staff of the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio for an overview of digitizing a newspaper collection from start to finish. Topics will include vendor selection, metadata and image specifications, and other useful tips and tricks for a project.
3 PM – 5 PM workshop: Using Digitized Newspapers (for librarians, school media specialists, and educators): Come learn how to incorporate digital newspapers into your lesson plans and reference tools. We will cover the use of the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America digitized newspaper database and other digital newspaper repositories.
Two contact hours will be made available to educators and refreshments will be served for all.
For information and to register, please contact Eric W. Schnittke at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 297-2613.