From April through July of 2011, KY-NDNP produced a series of minute-long episodes taken from Kentucky's digitized historic newspapers. Each podcast examines Kentucky's journalistic craft in a mostly light-hearted, always informative, fashion.
Executive Producer: Stacy Yelton | Produced by: Kopana Terry, John Lumagui, Alan Lytle | Written by: Kopana Terry | Engineered by: John Lumagui | Video Production by: Kopana Terry | Voicing by: Kopana Terry, John Lumagui, Joe Conkwright | Music by: Ellis Marsalis Mozartiní
Kentucky's pioneering ways in NDNP made possible meta | morphosis [university of kentucky film-to-digital institute]. From 2006 through 2009, the KY-NDNP team lead the institute from the University of Kentucky campus with 2 days of intensive instruction. Every aspect of film-to-digital production is covered; from making good microfilm to applying good metadata to the digital data. In 2012, meta | morphosis was transformed into a collection of self-paced learning tutorials freely available to anyone around the world with internet access.
In 2009, KY-NDNP produced a short film about our in-house newspaper digitization production process. It debuted later that year at Chronicling America's 1 million page celebration at NEH in Washington, DC. A humorous version of the same film can be seen on our YouTube channel.
In June 2010, KY-NDNP Principle Investigator, Mary Molinaro, spoke with then University of Kentucky president, Dr. Lee T. Todd, about the historic newspaper digitization program UK Perspectives.
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The team at Kentucky has done great work in assisting new NDNP projects.
I am very grateful for the hard work that must be involved in this process...I just wanted to express my appreciation to those who do such important work.
Having the Springfield Sun available online has been very helpful in researching my family history. Thank you!
The Digitization of Historic Newspapers on Microfilm: The Kentucky Experience was featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Microform and Imaging Review Volume 38, No. 2
Paging through the Past: Kentuckyís Newspapers on the National Newsstand was featured in the 2008 fall issue of Kentucky Libraries Spectrum of the Future Volume 72, No. 4
Several articles appear in Kentucky Council on Archives publications. They are:
The U.S. National Digital Newspaper Program: University of Kentucky Libraries was featured in the 2006 issue of Newspapers of the World Online: U.S. and International Perspectives. Proceedings of Conferences in Salt Lake City and Seoul
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