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Around the O article highlights new, diverse papers coming to Historic Oregon Newspapers website

An article highlighting ODNP work was recently published in AroundtheO. Thank you to Jason Stone in University Communications for the article titled: New collection helps preserve the legacy of a civil rights trailblazer. This article discusses the six new titles

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Historic Oregon Newspapers advocate Bert Dunn focuses on Coquille’s history

Bert Dunn— Historic Oregon Newspapers advocate and history buff— describes his new book and his important fundraising work for digitization of Coquille newspapers. Can you tell us a little about your project and yourself? Working with my coauthors we have

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Author Rediscovers Portland’s History Through ODNP!

Dr. Tracy J. Prince shares how she takes advantage of the sources available on Historic Oregon Newspapers to uncover forgotten histories of Portland. Can you tell us a little about your publication(s) and yourself? I’m a Professor at Portland State

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1 million pages online!

Happy New Year from the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program! As of today, January 11, 2019, the ODNP website has surpassed 1 million pages online! Only a handful of statewide newspaper digitization and preservation programs have over 1 million pages and

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2017: Year in Review

We had a lot of changes in 2017!   The Historic Oregon Newspapers website underwent a system migration and design update. New features include an “On This Day in History” homepage showcase, an updated map and locations list, a calendar that allows users to browse by date, and an improved

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Guest Blog Post: The Timeless Search for an Equitable System of Taxation

Guest blog post by University of Oregon School of Planning, Public Policy and Management graduate student Jes Sokolowski: For the last few semesters I have been assisting a professor with a research project on inequality and taxes. Most of my

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New Content from Polk County!

Oregon Historic Newspapers has recently been able to add new content from Dallas, OR! This project was made possible, in part, by funding from the Polk County Cultural Coalition. The added issues come from The Dallas Itemizer and the The Polk

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Historic Oregon newspapers are source material in recent publication

Scott Stursa, author of the recently published book Distilled in Oregon, shares his interests and processes for researching with local historic resources, including Historic Oregon Newspapers online!                 Can you tell us a little about your

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New website for Historic Oregon Newspapers!

Yesterday, the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program launched the new website for Historic Oregon Newspapers. Developed from the Open-ONI initiative, the new site has an updated look-and-feel that’s easier to navigate and more consistent with web presence of UO Libraries. It

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Oregon Digital Newspaper Program Update

This fiscal year we added 87,606 pages of historic and currently published newspapers to the ODNP site! We made improvements to the system and workflow for handling currently published e-editions of newspapers, and we are looking forward to adding more

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