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.
- California - Old Monterey newspapers from 1846-1930 now available online
- California - Back issues of Star now digitized
- Colorado - Library adds Salida Record to archive
- Georgia - Thronateeska archives get Daughters of American Revolution grant
- Indiana - Archives now on history website
- Indiana - Changes, versatility keep Warren library viable as it hails centennial
- Indiana - Library adds more newspaper editions online
- Maryland - Agencies awarded funds to preserve history, the arts
- Maryland - Newspaper digitization complete, will be accessible online soon
- Massachusetts - Old newspapers now digitized at library
- Minnesota - Labor Review archive faster, easier to use
- Missouri - Shelbina library digitizing contents from eight turn-of-the-century newspapers
- Missouri - Herald's Online Digital Archive Collection Is Growing
- Missouri - Herald set to release its archives dating to 1880s
- New York - Vintage Staten Island newspapers now available online
- New York - Library council approves grants for six historical collections
- North Carolina - The Chronicle Digital Collection (1905-1989) Is Complete!
- Texas - Smith County Historical Society gets spruced up, newspaper archives organized thanks to Eagle Scout project
- Virginia - SIX MOMENTS IN UVA HISTORY, AS DOCUMENTED BY NEWLY EXPANDED DIGITAL ARCHIVE
- West Virginia - Preserving history: Library upgrade is welcomed
- Wisconsin - Elm Grove Library offers digital newspaper collection
Hopefully the paper or location is in the area of your research!
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.