On September 1, 2022, the Texas State Library & Archives Commission awarded its FY23 TexTreasures Grants. The TexTreasures Competitive Grant Program is awarded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services through funds received from the Library Services and Technology Act. Multiple libraries received awards in support of adding their local titles to the Texas… Read more »
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This week, the TDNP collection hit 9 million pages of newspapers preserved. Keep reading to get a sense of what this milestone means in newspaper issues and collection highlights.
In 2021, the Rosenberg Library of Galveston partnered with UNT Libraries to digitize historic labor newspapers from their holdings, which will serve to seed the Texas Labor Newspaper Collection. Titles in this collection, currently focused in Galveston, chronicle international labor reform and organization efforts to improve labor conditions and pay. When the US entered the… Read more »
UNT Libraries are pleased to announce that the National Endowment for the Humanities has selected us for a sixth, two-year cycle of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), to digitize Texas newspapers on the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website. For Texas, participation in NDNP has offered an unprecedented opportunity to represent the state on… Read more »