The Beacon: Clark Library to create digital archive of The Beacon

The Beacon: Clark Library to create digital archive of The Beacon . “For nearly 85 years, The Beacon has been telling the stories of students, professors, faculty and staff of the University of Portland. In each of those stories lies a piece of history and a glimpse into another time from the perspective of UP students. The Clark Library has received a grant to help preserve that history. “

Missoula Current: UM students, faculty, staff digitize Kaimin in searchable database

Missoula Current: UM students, faculty, staff digitize Kaimin in searchable database. “Kaimin is a Salish word that means ‘paper that brings news,’ and since 1898 the Montana Kaimin newspaper has covered the University of Montana with an independent student voice. Now that 121 years of accumulated news coverage is available online in a searchable database, courtesy of UM’s Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library and its ScholarWorks service.”

The Independent Florida Alligator: UF Libraries complete Alligator newspaper digitization

The Independent Florida Alligator: UF Libraries complete Alligator newspaper digitization. “You can now read the words of [University of Florida] student journalists dating back to 1912. Starting today, every copy of The Independent Florida Alligator will be accessible online after UF’s George A. Smathers Libraries worked to digitize archives.”

DigitalNC: New Issues of The Carolina Journal Are Available on DigitalNC!

DigitalNC: New Issues of The Carolina Journal Are Available on DigitalNC!. “We are excited to announce the availability of 76 new issues of The Carolina Journal, the student newspaper from our partner University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The issues in this batch span September 1969 – July 1972 and offer an insightful glimpse at a tumultuous time in U.S. history.”

Ohio University: 1960s Post now online

This newspaper collection launched earlier in the year but I didn’t know about it. Thanks to Janet C for the heads up. Ohio University: 1960s Post now online. “The 60s were a time of incredible change and upheaval in Athens and around the world. Today, we tend to think of the massive culture shifts of the Civil Rights movement, women’s liberation, and what we would today call LGBTQ rights as a steady march of progress. Primary sources such as The Post reveal the complexities and contradictions of these narratives– and allow us to walk with the real human beings living their lives during this tumultuous decade.”

University of Maine: Archive of Maine Campus newspaper now available online

University of Maine: Archive of Maine Campus newspaper now available online. “More than 5,000 issues of the University of Maine’s student-run newspaper, the Maine Campus, are now available online. Patrons can search the 130-year archive and download complete issues from anywhere in the world through Digital Commons at UMaine, an online repository managed by Raymond H. Fogler Library.”