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Newspapers in the Digital Age Michael E. Unsworth MSU Libraries [email protected] Current Tribulations: www.onthemedia.org/ OUTLINE Nature & Function Modes: Print Microfilm Digital Observations and Remarks Nature and Function of Newspapers WHAT IS A NEWSPAPER? AN EXISTENTIAL MATTER

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Newspapers in the Digital Age

Michael E. Unsworth

MSU Libraries

[email protected]


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Current Tribulations:www.onthemedia.org/


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OUTLINE

  • Nature & Function

  • Modes:

    • Print

    • Microfilm

    • Digital

  • Observations and Remarks


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Nature and Function of Newspapers


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WHAT IS A NEWSPAPER?AN EXISTENTIAL MATTER

15 USCS § 1802: "a publication produced on newsprint paper which is published in one or more issues weekly (including as one publication any daily newspaper and any Sunday newspaper published by the same owner in the same city, community, or metropolitan area), and in which a substantial portion of the content is devoted to the dissemination of news and editorial opinion.”





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TO ADVERTISING DELIVERY SYSTEM


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EDITIONS

From 1990-2009, it had:

  • L.A. ed.

  • Orange County ed. (ceased)

  • Venture County ed.

  • Inland Empire ed.

  • San Diego County ed. (ceased)

  • National ed. (ceased)


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Constantly Evolving

Partial Genealogy. In 1956:

  • Examiner (Brooklyn, N.Y.) MERGED WITH American Hebrew (1935 ) TO BECOME

  • American examiner

  • Jewish week and the American examiner

  • New York Jewish week and the American examiner

  • New York Jewish Week



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ACCESSING CONTENT WAS DIFFICULT






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INDEXING

  • Keyword, e.g. Factiva (articles from hundreds of newspapers):trash or garbage or solid waste

  • Subject, e.g., National Newspaper Abstracts (of 3 major newspapers):waste materials


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  • Its eAP “database that holds all AP content and delivers news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”

  • AVAILABLE ONLY TO THE AP ORGANIZATION ITS MEMBERSHIP, AND SUBSCRIBERS .


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DIGITIZATION PROJECTS news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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MOST HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS ARE DIGITIZED FROM MICROFILM news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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FREE ARTICLE FROM news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”GOOGLE NEWS


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ProQuest’s news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”

Digital Microfilm™

Full Image

Complete newspaper issues in the original full-image context

Ownership

Digital access and the benefit of permanent holdings

Remote Access

Increase usage and return on microfilm investment

Save

Time, money, and resources

© 2009 ProQuest LLC


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Observations and Remarks news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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YOU GET WHAT PAY FOR news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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DATA LOSS news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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“Huggins said that he sold news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”Paper of Record to Google in 2006, but that the deal was secret until late last year, when Google exercised its right to have Huggins stop managing the site. At that point, Huggins expected a transition to having the material appear on Google, but the material just disappeared from public view. “


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EDITION CONFUSION EXACERBATED: news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”WHICH ONE SHOULD BE ARCHIVED?


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ARE VIDEOS ARCHIVED? news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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MICROFILM HAS ITS USES news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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WHAT’S A SCHOLAR TO DO? news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”

CONSULT WITH YOUR LIBRARIANS

http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23

/news/newspgu.htm


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SUMMING UP news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”

  • Nature & Function of Newspapers

  • Modes:

    • Print

    • Microfilm

    • Digital


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END news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”


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ADDRESSES news in all formats: text, audio, photos, video, etc. There is access to eAP from multiple channels. Eventually eAP will replace the current text archive. It currently contains more than 65 million documents.”

  • Digitization Help:

    Elizabeth Bollinger

    432-6123 x298

    [email protected]

  • Newspaper Guide:

    http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23

    /news/newspgu.htm


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