New Webinars for Georgia Archives Month (October 2023) sponsored by DLG and GPLS

In October, Georgia Archives Month (GAM), Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS), and the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) are co-sponsoring a series of free webinars in honor of the 2023 GAM theme, “Sparking Curiosity: Demystifying Digital Collections.

As always, recordings of the webinars will be made available.

Wednesday October 4, 2 pm, “Archival Management Systems,” Sheila McAlister

Wednesday October 11, 2 pm, “Digital Preservation 101: Intro to Digital Preservation Basics,” Josh Kitchens

Wednesday October 18, 2 pm, “Digital Archiving 102: Identifying and Migrating Born Digital Formats,” Emily Halevy and Jessica Leming

Wednesday October 25, 2 pm, “Demystifying Web Archiving: Creative Approaches When Time Is Limited,” Ashley Shull

Archives Month is a way to celebrate the value of Georgia’s historical records, publicize how historical records enrich our lives, and recognize the archivists, librarians, and members of our communities who maintain our historical records.

Keep up with more Georgia Archives Month activities through FacebookTwitterInstagram, and learn more about Georgia Archives Month  by checking the Society of Georgia Archivists’ Georgia Archives Month page.

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Georgia Historic Newspapers Update Summer 2023

This summer, the Digital Library of Georgia released several new grant-funded newspaper titles to the Georgia Historic Newspapers website. Included below is a list of the newly available titles.

Titles funded by the Chattooga County Historical Society with a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation, Inc

Titles funded by the Forsyth County Public Library

Titles made available as part of the Georgia Newspaper Project Born Digital Project

Titles funded by the Georgia Public Library Service

Titles digitized in partnership with Georgia State University Library

Titles digitized in partnership with Kennesaw State University Museums, Archives and Rare Books

Titles funded by Mercer University Libraries

Titles funded by the Middle Georgia State University Library

Titles funded by the National Digital Newspaper Program with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Titles digitized in partnership with the Taylor County Historical-Genealogical Society

Titles funded through a grant from an anonymous donor