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Technical Guidelines & Specifications

Over a period of two years, successful applicants will select newspapers—published in their state or territory between 1836 and 1922—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

Architecture Development

Presentations & Publications Relating to NDNP

Selection Criteria

Guidelines for Newspaper Title History Essays

Resources for Preservation & Digital Conversion

Preserving Newspapers

Digital Conversion

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Last Updated: 10/22/2012