Grant Cycle 2018-2020

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

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
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:
February 25, 2019

Staff Workshop:
Creating a WordPress website

UNLV Libraries

Rhyolite Room

UNLV Libraries Staff


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.

April 16, 2019
1872 Masonic Time Capsule RevealedMayor 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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