Phase 6 Titles Selected

19 Florida newspaper titles have been selected for digitization in Phase 6 of the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspapers Project’s NDNP grant. These papers were selected for their diverse geographic, temporal, cultural, and linguistic coverage. Collectively they contain content from 1887-1963 from 10 different counties in two languages. Adding these newspapers to Chronicling AmericaContinue reading Phase 6 Titles Selected

La Gaceta digitalizada

¡La Gaceta 1926-1932 y 1934-1943 ya está en línea en Chronicling America! Las ediciones hasta 1951 se agregarán durante los próximos dos años.   Puede encontrar más números de La Gaceta, incluidos 1922-1923, 1933 y 1952-2023 en Florida Digital Newspaper Library.   Este blog ha sido adaptado del ensayo sobre La Gaceta publicado en Chronicling America.  La Gaceta esContinue reading La Gaceta digitalizada

Phase 6 begins!

UF Libraries awarded additional funding from NEH to digitize and provide access to historic newspapers  The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida received a grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand their newspaper digitization efforts and continue participating in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). This isContinue reading Phase 6 begins!

Reflections on 10 Years of Digitization

The US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project celebrates 10 years of continuous digitization! Principal Investigator Patrick Reakes and Co-Principal Investigator Melissa Jerome reflect on 10 years of the project.  Patrick Reakes: Principal Investigator 2013-2025 Senior Associate Dean, Scholarly Resources and Services George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida  As we’re reaching the end of our 5thContinue reading Reflections on 10 Years of Digitization

Recetas de las Américas Webinar

Texto en español a continuación. Recetas de las Américas Webinar Friday, August 18, 2 p.m EDT  Register here Abstract here  Sarah Tew and Melissa Jerome (current and former US Caribbean and Florida Digital Newspaper Project Coordinators) will present a webinar Recetas de las Américas : A bilingual digital publishing cookbook as part of the Florida DigitalContinue reading Recetas de las Américas Webinar

Fase 5 Periódicos de Florida

This blog is also available in English ¡Nos acercamos al final de la Fase 5 del Proyecto de Periódico Digital del Caribe de EE. UU. y Florida!   Durante esta fase (2021-2023), se digitalizaron los siguientes títulos de periódicos de Florida. Todos los números digitalizados de Diario las Américas ya están en Chronicling America. La mayoríaContinue reading Fase 5 Periódicos de Florida

Phase 5 Florida Titles

Este blog también está disponible en español. We are nearing the end of Phase 5 of the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project!  During this phase (2021-2023), the following newspaper titles from Florida were digitized. All digitized issues of Diario las Américas are already live in Chronicling America. Most issues of La Gaceta digitizedContinue reading Phase 5 Florida Titles

Behind the Scenes: Digitization

Getting a newspaper digitized and online is no simple task. It takes the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project (USCFDNP) 2 years and dozens of people from around the world to digitize approximately 100,000 pages of historic newspapers. Microfilm The digitization process starts with microfilm. Most historic newspapers we have today in libraries surviveContinue reading Behind the Scenes: Digitization

Cinema & Censorship: The Hays Code

Content warning: This article concerns censorship of motion pictures. It contains mentions of difficult topics including violence, death, rape and sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, cruelty to animals and children, and racism. Some of the films mentioned in this article may contain depictions of this content. This article also contains a staged photograph depictingContinue reading Cinema & Censorship: The Hays Code