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 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and learn more about Georgia Archives Month by checking the Society of Georgia Archivists’ Georgia Archives Month page.
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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
- Advance (Vidalia), 2022
- Banks County News, 2022-2023
- Barrow News-Journal, 2022
- Braselton News, 2021
- Champion (Decatur), 2014-2016
- Flagpole (Athens), 2012
- Georgia Post (Knoxville), 2013-2016
- Jackson Herald, 2021-2022
- Herald-Gazette (Barnesville), 2021
- Islander (St. Simon’s Island), 2008-2014
- Lee County Ledger (Leesburg), 2021-2022
- Madison County Journal (Hull), 2021
- Monroe County Reporter (Forsyth), 2008-2011
- Oglethorpe Echo (Crawford), 2022
- Pike County Journal and Reporter (Zebulon) 2021-2022
- True Citizen (Waynesboro), 2023
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