Webinar: Chronicling America: Using Historical Newspapers
Register to attend the live training webinar, “Chronicling America: Using Historical Newspapers."
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.
- Speaker Robin Butterhof, Digital Conversion Specialist, Library of Congress, Serial and Government Publications Division
- Learning outcomes: Chronicling America—a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Library of Congress, and state cultural institutions—includes over 20 million pages of U.S. newspapers from 1777–1963. What can you do with these newspapers? Genealogy, teaching with primary sources, citizen history projects, and experiments with artificial intelligence (AI)! Come learn how these free and publicly accessible newspapers can be used by your patrons.
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