Mastering Chronicling America’s Advanced Search

Essentially, there are two methods to search Chronicling America for historical newspapers. Basic Search, available from the Home Page as well as the “Search Pages” tab, allows you to enter your search criteria, and restrict results to a single state and to a range of years. The Advanced Search, which I highly recommend that you …

The National Digital Newspaper Program in 2021

If you research American newspapers then you know about Chronicling America. This online newspaper research site is the culmination of a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) as it is called has been in place for several years. The program awards funding …

Chronicling America Updates – September 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for September 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 33 in total from 8 different states. Alaska Updated content for …

Chronicling America Updates – August 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for August 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 23 in total from 8 different states. Alaska Updated content for …

NEH Announces 2021 Awards to 10 States in the National Digital Newspaper Program

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced the 2021 grants for the National Digital Newspaper Program to 10 states: Arkansas Connecticut Florida Georgia Massachusetts Montana Rhode Island Texas Wisconsin Wyoming The details for each state’s grant can be found in this pdf

Chronicling America Updates – July 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for July 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 18 in total from 5 different states. Alaska Updated content for …

Chronicling America Updates – June 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for June 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 17 in total from 6 different states. Iowa Updated content for …

The Easiest Way to Find Every Historical Newspaper in America

The fact is that all old newspapers ever published in the United States are not online. Much less than you might think. I recently did a webinar about using Chronicling America to its fullest and obtaining more ancestor articles. In so doing, it was an interesting comparison of the number of online newspapers on that …

Chronicling America Updates – May, 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for May 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 18 in total from 9 different states. Arkansas Updated content for …

Chronicling America Updates – April, 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for April 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 41 in total from 13 different states. Arkansas Updated content for …