WikiProjects:Adding Newspaper Collections Project

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this project is to add statewide digital newspaper collections to county pages.
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Step 1[edit | edit source]

Go to the task list link below, click on the tab for the state you wish to work on, type your name in, and then jump to the section for that state on this page.

Task List

Arizona[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Arizona Historical Digital Newspapers collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://azmemory.azlibrary.gov/digital/custom/newspapers Arizona Historical Digital Newspapers] at Arizona Memory Project
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

California[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the California Digital Newspapers collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://cdnc.ucr.edu/ California Digital Newspaper Collection] at UCR Center for Bibliographical Studies and Research
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Florida[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Florida Digital Newspaper Library. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://ufdc.ufl.edu/fdnl1 Florida Digital Newspaper Library] at George A. Smathers Libraries
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Georgia[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Georgia Historic Newspapers. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/lccn/sn89053008/1920-02-05/ed-1/ Georgia Historic Newspapers] at Digital Library of Georgia
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Maine[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Maine Newspaper Project. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3
Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
:*[https://digitalmaine.com/newspapers/ Maine Newspaper Project] at DigitalMaine Repository
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Michigan[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Michigan Digital Newspapers. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://digmichnews.cmich.edu/ Digital Michigan Newspapers] at Central Michigan University
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Minnesota[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://newspapers.mnhs.org/jsp/browse.jsp Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub] at Minnesota Historical Society
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Missouri[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Missouri Digital Newspaper Project. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://shsmo.org/collections/newspapers/mdnp#list Missouri Digital Newspaper Project] at Missouri State Historical Society
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Montana[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Montana Newspapers collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[http://montananewspapers.org/ Montana Newspapers] by the [https://mhs.mt.gov/ Montana Historical Society]
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

New Mexico[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the New Mexico Historical Newspapers collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/nm_newspapers/ New Mexico Historical Newspapers] at University of New Mexico Digital Repository
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

North Carolina[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the North Carolina Newspapers collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://www.digitalnc.org/collections/newspapers/ North Carolina Newspapers] at DigitalNC
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

North Dakota[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Community History Archives collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[http://ndarchives.advantage-preservation.com/ Papers from the Past] at Community History Archives 
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Oklahoma[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Oklahoma Digital Newspaper Project collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://gateway.okhistory.org/explore/collections/ODNP/ Oklahoma Digital Newspaper Project] at Oklahoma Historical Society 
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Pennsylvania[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://panewsarchive.psu.edu/ Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive] 
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

South Carolina[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Hitorical Newspapers of South Carolina collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://historicnewspapers.sc.edu/ Historical Newspapers of South Carolina] at University of South Carolina Libraries - not complete
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Texas[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Texas Digital Newspaper Program collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/TDNP/ Texas Digital Newspaper Program] at The Portal to Texas History
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Washington[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Washington Digital Newspaper collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://washingtondigitalnewspapers.org/ Washington Digital Newspaper] at Washington State Library
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!

Wisconsin[edit | edit source]

Step 1
In the task list, type your name into the "name" column, and then click on the Wiki link to the county page.

Step 2
On the Wiki county page, scroll down to the "Newspapers" section heading. Look to see if there is already a link to the Wisconsin Digital Newspaper collection. If there is already a link, move on to the next county. If there is no link, then move on to the next step.

Step 3

Click "edit source" next to the "Newspaper" section. In the appropriate alphabetical order, add the following code to the page.
*[https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wisconsinnewspapers Wisconsin Digital Newspaper] at Wisconsin State Historical Society
click "show preview". The code entered should look like this:
Step 4
If everything looks good with the "show preview" than type "adding collection" into the Summary box and save the page.

Step 5
Add the completed date to the spreadsheet and move on to the next county!