Events

We participate in any and all relevant events in order to spread the news about our newspapers. If you know of a class or event that would be interested in learning about Chronicling America, please contact us!

 

2018-2020 Grant Cycle Events & Outreach 

(chronological order, current @bottom) 

Date & Event / Outreach Place Audience & Count Notes
Sept. 26-28, 2018
NDNP Annual Meeting
Washington DC NDNP grant recipients

Library of Congress

National Endowment for the Humanities

October 14, 2018

NV Library Association Conference

Westin Hotel Las Vegas, NV Librarians, information professionals, and other members of the NLA

15 people

Presentation: Historic News content, K-12, scholar, lifelong learner, genealogist use, and demo on search, clip, save.
(We received positive feedback on the NLA assessment from audience.)Presentation slides:   NEVADA LIBRARY ASSOC ChronAm OCT 2018
November 5-9, 2018

Nevada EdChat
Co-Facilitator

Twitter Teacher Ed Chat:

10 participants

Participants mostly Nevada, however a few were from out of state (e.g., OR)

An educational chat occurred November 5; co-facilitated: Carrie Stewart (NDNP) with UNLV Education Department, Dr. Fawn Canady (expertise in Literacy Education, media literacy, and visual literacy)

5 questions discussed

January 23, 2019

Transfer Student Mixer

UNLV Libraries
Goldfield Room
2-5pm
100+ UNLV Students (transfer in) Stacey Fott and Cory Lampert table/attended
February 15, 2019

Marina Georgieva, former Project Manager for this project, published an article with colleagues – Our project is highlighted!

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies Field Professional Community Citation: Lapworth, Emily; Jones, Sarah; and Georgieva, Marina (2019) “Microfilm, Manuscripts, and Photographs: A Case Study Comparing Three Large-Scale Digitization Projects,” Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies: Vol. 6, Article 5.
Available at: https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/jcas/vol6/iss1/5 
February 25, 2019

Staff Workshop:
Creating a WordPress website

UNLV Libraries

Rhyolite Room

UNLV Libraries Staff

15

This class was taught by Marina Georgieva, former NDNP Project Manager.

The project website was used as the class website / WordPress model and all activities of class utilized NDNP materials.

https://nvdnp.wordpress.com/

 

April 16, 2019
1872 Masonic Time Capsule Revealed 

Mayor of Reno, Hillary Schieve presided

Cargo Concert Hall
Hosted by Whitney Peak Hotel255 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV
Open to public; invite via Facebook- Public

 

637 “interested”

2 articles from 1872 announcing the cornerstone ceremony; posted to the invite via Facebook:

The Daily state register. (Carson City, Nev.), 08 Oct. 1872.

Gold Hill daily news. (Gold Hill, Nev.),
12 Oct. 1872.

May 10, 2019

Statewide Digitization Workshop

UNLV Libraries Goldfield Room Professionals from libraries, museum, agencies across the state* Tabled and gave away promo material during breaks; participated in workshop sessions
May 15, 2019

Career Day

Glen Taylor Elementary School

Henderson, NV

3rd grade students

 

Estimated 25

Provided buttons, post cards, and bookmarks (teachers received ‘Chronicling America’ posters!)
June 10, 2019 Nevada State Library NDNP team and NSLA Partner Meeting
June 11, 2019 Storey County Community Library Librarian Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets
June 11, 2019 Historic Fourth Ward School Curator Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets
June 11, 2019 Comstock Fireman’s Museum Staff Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets
June 11, 2019 Silver Queen Hotel Staff Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets
June 13, 2019
June 14, 2019
Traner Middle School Library School Librarian and Washoe County Program Specialist Outreach and K-12 outreach
June 2019 International Directory of National Archives

Spotlight for International Archives week and Day

Online- reader Guest blog for International Archives Week (thank you, Heather, for the opportunity!)

 

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2016-2018 Grant Cycle Events and Outreach 

May 4, 2018
Truckee Meadows Community College
TMCC | Reno, NV

May 2, 2018
Library Staff Training LVCCLD
Windmill Library | Las Vegas, NV

April 27, 2018
Library Staff Training
Boulder City Library | Boulder City, NV

March 24, 2018
Genealogy Researchers
Paseo Verde Library | Las Vegas, NV

123Capture

November 2017
Las Vegas, NV
Nevada Digital Newspaper Project Midterm Status

October 2017
Las Vegas, NV
UNLV Research Week Open House

June 2017
Henderson, NV
Genealogy Fair

June 2017
Las Vegas, NV
UNLV Digital Collections Open House

April 2017
Carson City, NV
NDNP Annual Meeting

 September 2016
Washington DC
Awardee Meeting: Exploring Newspapers in an Interactive Touchscreen Environment

October 2016
Las Vegas, NV 
Chronicling America Search Tips

2016
Las Vegas, NV
Searching Chronicling America

2016
Las Vegas, NV
Digitizing Historic Newspapers: Workflow

2014-2016 Grant Cycle Outreach & Events 

September 2015
Washington, DC
National Digital Newspaper Conference

May 2015 
Las Vegas, NV
Library of Congress Site Visit & Open House

April 2015
Las Vegas, NV
UNLV Academic Achievement Gala

November 2014
Las Vegas, NV
Academic Affairs Research Fair

October 2014
Carson City,  NV
NDNP Partners Meeting

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