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Highlights from the IFLA Newspaper Conference: Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 4-5, 2014

The International Federation of Library Associations’ (IFLA) Newspaper group recently convened in Salt Lake City for a two-day conference focused on “Spreading the News.” Representatives from across the United States, as well as from other countries such as Finland, the

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New content from Astoria, Grants Pass, and Pendleton now online!

The last portion of historic Oregon newspaper content from our 2011 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) grant has just been added to Historic Oregon Newspapers online as well as the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website! The following additions can

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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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St. Helens Mist: New Content Just Added!

New content from Columbia County’s first newspaper, St. Helens’ Oregon Mist, later titled the St. Helens Mist, has just been added to the Historic Oregon Newspapers website! Working backwards through time in our digitization efforts, the Oregon Mist is now

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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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Oregonian Now Available Through Dec. 1922!

The time we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! Historic Oregon Newspapers online now contains the full 20th century public domain run of the Portland Morning Oregonian and The Sunday Oregonian! All newspapers published on or before December 31,

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Newspaper Image Quality and Oregon City History

The latest additions to the Historic Oregon Newspapers website come once again from Oregon City, but there is more to this story than just an announcement of new content! As you browse through Historic Oregon Newspapers online, you might wonder

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More Oregon City content now available!

In partnership with Oregon City Public Library, with a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services via the Oregon State Library, we’ve just added over 750 new issues of historic newspaper

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New titles from La Grande, Eugene, and Portland now online!

What better way to stay warm in the coming winter months than to hunker down with Historic Oregon Newspapers online? With over 500,000 pages from 75 titles, you can search and browse to your heart’s delight, especially now that we

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Ashland High School’s Rogue News (1929-1973)

It all started when a mysterious cartridge of microfilm turned up in the possession of history and journalism teacher Bill Gabriel at Ashland High School in southern Oregon. Well, perhaps the cartridge wasn’t so mysterious, since the words “Rogue News”

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