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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Day job milestone reached

Final record of Oregonian entered in Oregon Newspapers Index at University of Oregon Libraries

The final record was entered at 11:45 A.M. Wednesday, August 8th.

The Oregon Newspapers Index provides a home for electronic Oregon newspaper indexes.

The Oregon Daily Emerald. Eugene (Or.).
University of Oregon campus newspaper, 1900-1979. 102,000+ records.
About this index.

The Portland Oregonian. Portland (Or.).
December 1850 - 1987. 845,000+ records. Data correction will continue.
About this index.

The Register-Guard. Eugene (Or.).
1963 - 2004. 30,000+ records.
About this index.

Total searchable index records 977,000+

The Project maintains a list of paper-based and electronic indexes around the state of Oregon.

More than 100 faculty, staff, student workers, and volunteers have worked on the Oregon Newspapers Index to date.

Here is an inventory of index card drawers and bound volumes being converted.

There is an online discussion group for stakeholders of this indexing project.

The University of Oregon Libraries holds the microfilmed newspapers here indexed as well as for over 1,000 other titles.

The Oregon Newspapers Index has been supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered through the Oregon State Library, by the University of Oregon Libraries, and by several anonymous donors.


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