Acknowledgements

Major Sources of Program Funding

Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Grant: $79,883 (year 1, 2009), $50,000 (year 1 supplement), $90,880 (year 2, 2010)
(From the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Oregon State Library)

  • Provides staffing funds to retain a full-time Project Manager.
  • Supports general outreach efforts, with a particular focus on promoting pedagogical use of the resource in K-12 Oregon classrooms.
  • Interface design for Oregon Digital Newspaper Program Search Interface
  • Digitization of approx. 38,000 pages from the Portland Oregonian (supplement)

National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP): $365,393 (2009), $325,000 (2011), $235,000 (2013)
(From the National Endowment for the Humanities)

  • Funds digitization of 100,000 per award year; newspaper pages published from 1846 to 1922.
  • Provides access to those pages through the Library of CongressChronicling America site.
  • Provides staffing support
  • Provides equipment needed for inspection

Oregon Cultural Trust Funding (2009): $145,000
(From the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office and Oregon Heritage Commission)

  • Supports the construction of local digital infrastructure and digital file backup system.
  • Allows digitization of additional, historically significant Oregon newspaper pages which might otherwise fall outside the scope and guidelines of NDNP.
  • Matching funds for 2009 NDNP application

Oregon Cultural Trust Funding (2010): $36,046
(From the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office and Oregon Heritage Commission)

  • Allows digitization of additional, historically significant Oregon newspaper pages which might otherwise fall outside the scope and guidelines of NDNP.

Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (2010): $1,000
(http://www.orenews.com/)

  • Matching funds for 2011 NDNP application

Partnerships with Oregon public libraries, historical societies, and other heritage groups (2012-2015): $55,988.10

Private Donations: $11,100

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