But that 20% is growing, and the amount of newspaper digitization projects are growing also. Whether they be commercial subscription sites, state wide projects, or small library digitization projects for just one newspaper, they all add up.
Here is a list of new digitization efforts that are either in progress or are recently completed. The link will take you to an article that describes in more detail the status of the project.
Hopefully the paper or location is in the area of your research!
- Colorado - Loveland Public Library works with Colorado State Library to digitize early Loveland newspapers
- Florida - University Libraries launch Diginole - FSU's digital library and research repository
- Ghana - NITA and GNA to introduce first ever mobile digital television
- Iowa - Bluffs Public Library unveils newspaper digitization project
- Maryland - Generous gift to allow digitizing of hundreds of newspapers
- Maryland - Bay Times and Record Observer from 1980 through 2014 now available digitally
- Michigan - Wayne State digitizes Detroit newspaper strike journal
- Missouri - Marion County Library digitizing historic Palmyra newspapers
- Montana - Sun Times Donates Digital Items To Great Falls Genealogical Society
- Montana - Announcing a new location for digitized Montana newspapers!
- Ohio - Ottawa County Exponent Digitized
- Ohio - Library has digitized newspaper archives
- Ohio - Digital newspaper collection now available at library
- Pennsylvania - Penn Libraries’ Launch of The Daily Pennsylvanian Digital Archives
- Washington - Yakima Central Library working to preserve rare collection of local history
- Washington - Museum archives heading into the digital age
I'm sure there are more projects underway - these are just some that have written articles about them.
If you know of more - please let us know in the comments.