Florida Digital Newspaper Library: An Introduction and Tutorial

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Florida Digital Newspaper Library: An Introduction and Tutorial
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Jefferson, Rebecca
Arlen, Shelley
Hines, April
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, FL
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The Florida Digital Newspaper Library : An Introduction and Tutorial Date: 4 March 2014 Location: Matheson Museum ( www.mathesonmuseum.org ) 513 East Un iversity Ave., Gainesville, FL Presenters: Rebecca Jefferson Shelley Arlen and Apr il Hines Florida Digital Newspaper Librar y: An Introduction and Tutorial ( http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ newspapers ) This presentation will feature scholars from the University of Florida including: curator Rebecca Jefferson, British and American History Libra rian, Shelley Arlen, and Journalism and Mass Communic ations Librarian, April Hines. This presentation and training will feature: an overview of the newspapers in the Ethnic Newspapers Database ( http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ ethnicnews ) comprising 7,526 items with over 139,000 pages; a history a nd survey of The Jewish Floridian newspaper, 1928 1990; a tutorial on how to access these materials: searching, viewing results, saving images; and a question and answer session. Learn about this new resource valuable for teachers, historians, genealogists and more. The Library Services and Technology Act grant (The Florida Digital Newspaper Library: Broadening Access and Users) enabled the digitization o For generations Hispanic, Jewish, and African American communities th rived in the state of Florida, developing and publishing their own newspapers. Many of these newspapers are now digitized and freely available online. Learn about this new resource valuable for teachers, historians, genealogists, and more.