Online Workshop: Accessioning Newspapers

  • 01 Jul 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Online
  • 73


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Accessioning Newspapers

The Ins, the Outs, and Everything Between

This workshop will walk through the steps from accessioning newspapers through digitizing them and making them accessible to the public. It is designed for everyone who works with newspapers or is thinking about processing a newspaper collection for their museum or archive. The presenter will explain and show with pictures the processes that she uses to accession a newspaper collection.

There will be time at the end of the presentation for questions.

This event will be recorded and the recording will be shared with all registrants, regardless of whether or not they attended.

Your Presenter

Gretchen Clark works at the Maine State Library under the National Digital Newspaper Project through the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Her duties include digitizing and creating metadata for newspapers. She also works with many different historical societies throughout Maine, offering guidance and help with digitization projects. She holds a Master of Science degree with a concentration in Archiving and Imaging Technology from the University of North Texas. Her passion for newspapers and history shows through her tremendous work ethic, as does her dedication to expanding the knowledge of others as well as her own. When she’s not working, she enjoys being out in nature and appreciating her state that she truly loves.

Attending an Online Workshop

To participate in this online workshop you will need access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.  We will be using Zoom to host this workshop as an online videoconference.  Once you register, you will immediately be sent instructions for logging in via automatically sent email.

If you do not have access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection, you will still be able to call in on a telephone, but you will unfortunately not be able to see any of the participants or visuals. 

Online registration will be open through July 1. Attendance is limited to 90 people; register soon to save your spot!

The fee for members is $20.  Non-members pay $30.

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