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Title: The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project
Physical Description: PowerPoint Presentation
Creator: Jefferson, Rebecca ( Author, Primary )
Publisher: The Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Conference Proceedings online
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Abstract: The PowerPoint presentation to accompany the lecture "The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project" given at the American Library Association Annual Conference in June 2012. The presentation was part of a joint session entitled "Virtual Faiths: Cooperative Digitization Projects" which was sponsored by the library associations ASCLA, ATLA and AJL.
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Rebecca Jefferson.
Publication Status: Published
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project A collaborative digitization project based at the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

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1. Background to the project 2. How the idea was conceived 3. Why the project is necessary 4. Who the project serves 5. The stages of the project 6. Collaboration 7. Conclusion The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project A summary of the presentation

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project The University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) collaborate with over 100 partners to share resources and fund projects

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Example of the range of newspapers currently online in the Judaica Digital Collections

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project The Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica holds five historic Florida Jewish newspaper titles on microfilm 1. Community Council Commentator (Jacksonville, 1943 1985) 2. Florida Jewish News (Jacksonville, 1936 1938) 3. The Jewish Citizen (Jacksonville, 1938 1939) 4. The Jewish Floridian (Miami + other counties, 1928 1990) 5. The Southern Jewish Weekly (Jacksonville, 1939 1992)

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project 1990); it was based in Miami but from the 1970s it became a chain with separate issues produced in counties around the state.

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Pages from The Jewish Floridian : news, views, and religious affairs

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Pages from The Jewish Floridian detailing Florida Jewish society news; business directories, advertisements, opinions and letters

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project The development of The Jewish Floridian newspaper (1928 1932)

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project First stages of the project 1. Proposal to digitize The Jewish Floridian submitted for LSTA funding (March 2011) 2. Project failed to secure funding (August 2011) 3. A pilot project to digitize the first reel of The Jewish Floridian undertaken by the Price Library of Judaica 4. New database created 5. Existing online Florida Jewish newspapers added 6. Second broader based project conceived and proposal submitted for LSTA funding (March 2012)

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Proposal submitted for Florida LSTA funding (March 2011)

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Pilot project to digitize first reel of The Jewish Floridian (1928 1932): 200 issues now online

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Florida Jewish newspapers already online added to the new database

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Assets linking and leveraging: broadening the project to reach a wider audience and to fit funding criteria

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Partners for The Jewish Floridian digitization project JEWISH MUSEUM OF FLORIDA

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Future stages of the project 1. Complete the digitization of The Jewish Floridian 2. Create a tutorial and publicity materials 3. Partner with institutions for greater access and use 4. Conduct surveys of usage 5. Identify more materials for inclusion in database 6. Identify partners to supply materials to enlarge database 7. Identify funding for larger collaborative digitization project

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Teaching researchers, students, and members of the public to search the database

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Teaching researchers, students, and members of the public to use the database

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Adding other historic Florida Jewish newspaper titles, like the Southern Jewish Weekly (1939 1992), currently only available on microfilm, to the database

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Future expansion of the database: The River Garden News and the Center Bulletin, Jacksonville, Fl. are two examples of the hundreds of newsletters collected by the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

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The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project Future collaboration: collecting materials from organizations and individuals around the state Florida has more than 300 synagogues and over 30 Jewish community centers and organizations