Creating citizen historians

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Abstract

Historical newspaper research has become increasingly straightforward with digitization and has allowed historical research to be more accessible for the general public. The Utah Digital Newspapers program is a seminal project that has led the way for libraries and archives to digitize their historical newspapers. With over five million newspaper articles online, first-hand reports of historical events are at the fingertips of anybody with an Internet connection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-341
Number of pages9
JournalWestern Historical Quarterly
Volume39
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

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Herbert, John ; Estlund, Karen Margaret Mahon. / Creating citizen historians. In: Western Historical Quarterly. 2008 ; Vol. 39, No. 3. pp. 333-341.
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In: Western Historical Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 3, 01.01.2008, p. 333-341.

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