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Copyright and Historic Newspapers

If you have used Historic Oregon Newspapers online or the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website, you might have noticed that most of the newspapers that are freely available for keyword searching and browsing were published before 1923. Why this

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New Search Strategies and Genealogy Webinar

Our colleagues at the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio have just released two new resources with tips on searching historic newspapers online via the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website: 1) Search Strategies – “Proximity Searching in Chronicling America”

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Finding Cartoons and Comics in Historic Oregon Newspapers

Some of the richest content in our historic newspapers are the political cartoons and comic strips embedded within the pages of text. Newspapers digitized through the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program and made available online at Historic Oregon Newspapers (http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu) are

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Newspaper Search Tutorials and Informational Videos

We’ve all been there before – so excited to search and browse through historic newspapers online, but not quite sure how to use the search function, zoom in and out, or print an article. Well, we’ve got some good news!

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