LSTA+ODNP Newspaper Digitization Grants
Through a new partnership between University of Oregon Libraries' Oregon Digital Newspaper Program and the State Library of Oregon's Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Program, Oregon libraries and their communities will soon have a newly streamlined funding option to have local newspapers added to U of O Libraries' Historic Oregon Newspapers database.
The State Library of Oregon has budgeted a total of $20,000 of Oregon's FY2020 Library Service & Technology Act (LSTA) allotment for these grants, pending federal appropriations for the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS). We anticipate funding as many as three (3) projects in this cycle, depending on the applications received.
Prospective applicants must contact Sarah Seymore (click to email), ODNP Program Manager, University of Oregon Libraries, by December 1, 2019 for a consultation on page count estimates and to discuss rights/permissions issues. Following this consultation, a simple application form will be sent to prospective applicants to be completed and submitted to the State Library of Oregon by March 1, 2020.
The most successful applications will:
Please contact Ross Fuqua (click to email) at the State Library of Oregon for more information!