Illinois Newspaper Project - Timeline of The Illinois Newspaper Project - January 2008-June 2009

January 2008-June 2009

INP staff at UIUC completed fieldwork in INP Cataloging Region 3. The staff at CHM completed fieldwork in INP Cataloging Region 6, closing their project in April 2009. With the completion of fieldwork in INP Cataloging Regions 1-5, the staff at UIUC began the task of re-inventorying the newspaper microfilm collection at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield. INP also staff continued preservation microfilming of unique Illinois newspapers.

In June 2009, UIUC Library received funding under the National Endowment for the Humanities' National Digital Newspaper Program to digitize culturally significant Illinois newspapers. Titles digitized as part of this program will be contributed to the Library of Congress' Chronicling America web site.

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