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Technical Guidelines & Specifications

Over a period of two years, successful applicants will select newspapers in the public domain—published in their state or territory—and convert approximately 100,000 pages into digital files (primarily from microfilm), according to the technical guidelines outlined here.

Latest Guidelines for Applicants

Current Guidelines for Awardees

Past Guidelines

NDNP Resources

Selection Criteria

Guidelines for Newspaper Title History Essays

Architecture Development

Presentations & Publications Relating to NDNP

Resources for Preservation & Digital Conversion

Preserving Newspapers

Digital Conversion

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Last Updated: 02/21/2024