“Past, Present, and Future of Louisiana’s Historical Newspapers” Program at Hill Memorial Library

October 1st, 2012 by Laura Charney

Past, Present, and Future of Louisiana’s Historical Newspapers

The Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP) at the LSU Libraries Special Collections is pleased to host a short program on historical Louisiana newspapers to be held at Hill Memorial Library’s Lecture Hall on October 9, 2012 at 2:00 PM.

The program will feature two short presentations.  Assistant Curator of Books Michael Taylor will first provide a brief history of Louisiana newspapers, then .  DLNP Project Manager Laura Charney will detail the process and numerous advantages of transferring historical newspapers online via the Library of Congress’s  Chronicling America database.  A short question and answer session will follow. All are welcome to this free event.

For more information please contact Laura Charney at lcharn1@lsu.edu or Amy Jones at ajon169@tigers.lsu.edu.

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