National Endowment for the Humanities Awards UNT Libraries for a Seventh Round of the National Digital Newspaper Program

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2023 NEH Award Icon

Awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities to UNT Libraries, a seventh grant round, awarded on 9/1/2023 in the amount of $203,140, will span two years and support addition of 100,000 more Texas newspaper pages to Chronicling America, the Library of Congress’ national repository for U.S. newspapers.  Texas will add titles from south- and… Read more »

University of North Texas Libraries Receives FY24 TexTreasures Award!

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The TexTreasures Competitive Grant Program is awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through funds received from the Library Services and Technology Act. Drs. Ana Krahmer and Mark Phillips have received an FY24 TexTreasures grant of $39,998, to fill in newspaper gaps relating to the history of underrepresented Houston communities, including:  The Houston… Read more »

Rescuing Texas History, 2023 Awards Announcement

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This past May, The Portal to Texas History announced its most recent call for submissions for the 2023 Rescuing Texas History program. This is the fifteenth year of the program, which has brought to light over 77,000 items from 438 projects. Since the beginning of the program there have been over 17 million uses of materials… Read more »

Texas Digital Newspaper Program Reaches Huge Milestone!

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10 Million Newspaper Pages

On July 7, 2023, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program reached 10 million pages of newspapers. These are newspapers digitally preserved, freely accessible, and fully text-searchable in The Portal to Texas History, hosted by University of North Texas Libraries. Who makes the Texas Digital Newspaper Program possible? Encompassing 912,623 newspaper issues, the TDNP collection is built… Read more »