Wednesday, April 11, 2012


Just got word from Jenni Salamon that the Podcasts are done for using Chronicling America for your Ohio newspaper researcher. These were prepared by our Ohio newspaper project staff at OHS. Links to the YouTube videos are given below. Enjoy!

Using Chronicling America Podcast Series
In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio developed and produced a series of video podcasts that will help teach you how to access the rich content available on the historical newspaper database Chronicling America (
 Podcasts 2-9 provide the basic information you will need to use the website.
 Podcasts 10-11 provide more advanced search tips to help you understand why the results you want do not always show up the way you expect.
URL (YouTube)

NDNP Podcast 1
About The "Using Chronicling America" Podcast Series
Jenni Salamon &
Kaylie Vermillion

NDNP Podcast 2
What Is Chronicling America?
Jenni Salamon

NDNP Podcast 3
How Do I Browse?
Kaylie Vermillion

NDNP Podcast 4
How Do I Perform A Basic Search?
Jenni Salamon

NDNP Podcast 5
What Will My Search Results Look Like?
Jenni Salamon

NDNP Podcast 6
How Do I Perform An Advanced Search?
Kaylie Vermillion

NDNP Podcast 7
How Do I Use The Image-Viewing Screen?
Jenni Salamon

NDNP Podcast 8
How Do I Zoom On An Image?
Jenni Salamon

NDNP Podcast 9
How Do I Print An Image?
Jenni Salamon

NDNP Podcast 10
Overcoming Historical Language Barriers & Learning Alternatives To Controlled Vocabulary
Jenni Salamon

NDNP Podcast 11
Understanding Keyword Searching
Kaylie Vermillion

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