The Virginia Newspaper Project (VNP) has recently announced an ongoing project to make the Library of Virginia’s Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) newspapers accessible to the public on Virginia Chronicle. The newspapers were published by the CCC from 1934 to 1941, and provide a view of camp life during the Depression. Continue reading
The January 18th edition of The Morning Call, newspaper for the Lehigh Valley, features an article on Lehigh University’s project to digitize 160,000 pages from 400 volumes of medieval documents, using Backstage Library Work’s Digitization Department for the work.
You can read the article here:
Digitizing a Wealth of Medieval Treasures
Find the entire January 18th edition of The Morning Call here.
Lining up funding for your next special collections project?
The Division of Preservation and Access at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is accepting grant applications for its Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program, with an application deadline of July 17, 2014, for projects beginning May 2015. Continue reading