Additional Gold Hill News issues available!

ADDITIONAL DATES ADDED!

We are proud to announce that more issues of the
Gold Hill Daily News are now available online
@ the Chronicling America site!

Newest additions are between
January 2, 1874 to April 8, 1882!

Enjoy your research or browsing! 

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New Staff Member

Carrie Gaixola is the new Newspaper Project Coordinator!
Carrie holds a Master of Science in Information Science, Bachelor of Arts in U.S. History, and is currently earning a Master of Archive and Record Administration.  

She brings with her many past professional experiences, most recently the library manager of a small community college, Great Basin College,  numerous years of experience at UNLV Libraries (Public Services Intern, Data Analyst, and Statistician), as well as a brief position as an Assistant Research Analyst at the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy office. 

Carrie is a Nevada native and is looking forward to serving the state of Nevada and beyond, through her new position.  Carrie believes that the only true power is knowledge and feels she is contributing to the academic and personal learning endeavors of others in this position.

 

Nevada Digital Newspaper Project staff honored to speak at the Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society meeting

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On Saturday March 24, 2018 the Nevada Digital Newspaper Project staff was honored to speak at the Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society meeting at the Paseo Verde Library in Henderson, Nevada.

The Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide instruction for collecting, preserving and publicizing genealogical, historical and geographical materials.

The Nevada Digital Newspaper Project staff shared an overview of UNLV’s leadership role in this statewide collaboration and also demonstrated the many ways to use the Chronicling America website for research endeavors, including but not limited to: searches, advanced searches, clipping, downloading, saving, and enhancing articles.

We feel so privileged that this wonderful group hosted us and realize the value in the many digitized historic pages of our nation’s newspapers.
We hope the presentation and search tips are helpful and we are always available for additional demonstrations for local organizations and groups.

Elko Independent (1869-1921) available online!

We are extremely happy to announce that the full run in the public domain 1869-1921 of the main newspaper from Elko (Nev.)  Elko Independent  is now freely accessible at https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/Nevada.

Its title and publication frequency change over the years: it starts as weekly edition and later it becomes a daily newspaper. Its title changes 3 times before it gets back to the original title Elko Independent.

Track the title changes at https://nvdnp.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/title-change-elko-independent.jpg and read some old news at Chronicling America:

Currently we are digitizing Gold Hill Daily News and Eureka Sentinel Group. They will be available online by mid May 2018.

Stay tuned!