Creating citizen historians

John Herbert, Karen Estlund

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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
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • History


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