Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program

Grants and Contracts Details


Abstract The University of Kentucky Libraries (UKL) requests funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize 100,000 newspaper pages of historic Kentucky newspapers for inclusion in Chronicling America and the Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program (KDNP). During this 2023-2025 NDNP grant cycle, UKL will identify and digitize- from-microfilm historic Kentucky newspapers from underrepresented populations and/or counties and out-of-copyright German-language volumes from across Kentucky. The KDNP will convey 100,000 digitized newspaper pages, microfilm assets, title essays, page, issue, and title metadata, and all batch deliverables to the Library of Congress.
Effective start/end date9/1/238/31/25


  • National Endowment for the Humanities: $322,526.00


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