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Coverage for grant PJ-50061-10

Tennessee Digital Newspaper Project, Phase One
Laura Bronstad, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Grant details:

Digitized newspapers give readers eye-witness accounts of Tennessee history (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Erica Molina Johnson
Publication: Knoxville News Sentinel
Date: 8/15/2011
Abstract: A newspaper article about the TNDP.

Old newspapers to be digitized at UT (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Associated Press
Publication: Knoxville News Sentinel
Date: 6/21/2010
Abstract: The University of Tennessee will digitize 100,000 pages of Tennessee's microfilmed newspapers from 1836 to 1922.

Tennessee historic newspaper accounts online (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Randall Dickerson
Publication: Boston Globe
Date: 8/9/2010
Abstract: A couple of years from now, scholars of Tennessee history and the mildly curious will be able to go online and read what some call "first drafts of history" - newspaper accounts written at the time events occurred.

Hot Off the Press (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Gordon Belt
Publication: The Posterity Project
Date: 7/26/2011
Abstract: Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Here's an incredible resource recently made available online through the Tennessee Digital Newspaper Program...

U. of Tennessee Wins Grant to Digitize Newspapers (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Sophia Li
Publication: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: 6/18/2010
Abstract: In two years, students, historians, and anyone else curious about nearly a century of history should have 100,000 pages of Tennessee newspapers at their fingertips. The University of Tennessee at Knoxville has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize local newspapers from 1836 to 1922.

All the News as It Happened: Introducing the Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project (Media Coverage)
Author(s): JoAnne Deeken
Publication: Library Development Review (University of Tennessee)
Date: 11/1/2011
Abstract: An introduction to the Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in Tennessee in the nineteenth century? While there is no such thing as a time machine, one of the best ways to relive the past is through newspapers.Newspapers reported news as it happened, thus allowing us to see through the eyes of our forebears.

Explore Tennessee’s Past through its Newspapers (Media Coverage)
Publication: UT Library Friends e-newsletter
Date: 10/16/2012
Abstract: An introductory article to Chronicling America and TNDP.

More Tennessee Papers Added to Chronicling America Project (Media Coverage)
Date: 9/23/2013
Abstract: An article reporting the most recent Chronicling America update.

Don't stop the press: Old Johnson City newspaper in the process of being preserved online (Media Coverage)
Author(s): David Floyd
Publication: Johnson City Press
Date: 9/12/2016
Abstract: Article in the Johnson City Press highlighting the availability of the paper's forerunner in Chronicling America.