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"Using Chronicling America" Podcast Series

The April 28, 1911 issue of the Perrysburg Journal shows the importance of early cinema. Use Chronicling America to learn about this and much more!
The April 28, 1911 issue of the Perrysburg Journal shows the importance of early cinema. Use Chronicling America to learn about this and much more!

In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio staff at the Ohio History Connection developed a series of video podcasts that will teach you how to access the rich content available on Chronicling America. The 11-episode series is available through the Ohio History Connection's YouTube Channel and was released on a rolling basis from January to March 2012. Click on the links below to access the videos.

Podcasts 2-9 will provide the basics for using the website. For more advanced search tips, check out Podcast 10 (Overcoming Historical Language Barriers & Learning Alternatives to Controlled Vocabulary) and Podcast 11 (Understanding Keyword Searching). These will help you understand why the results you want do not always show up the way you expect.

Download a Copy of the "Using Chronicling America" Podcast Series Handout - provides introductory information, list of episodes and links to videos on YouTube

Episode Title Transcript Host Release Date
NDNP Podcast 1 About the "Using Chronicling America" Podcast Series View Jenni Salamon
& Kaylie Vermillion
March 2012
NDNP Podcast 2 What is Chronicling America? View Jenni Salamon January 2012
NDNP Podcast 3 How Do I Browse? View Kaylie Vermillion March 2012
NDNP Podcast 4 How Do I Perform A Basic Search? View Jenni Salamon March 2012
NDNP Podcast 5 What Will My Search Results Look Like? View Jenni Salamon March 2012
NDNP Podcast 6 How Do I Perform An Advanced Search? View Kaylie Vermillion March 2012
NDNP Podcast 7 How Do I Use The Image-Viewing Screen? View Jenni Salamon March 2012
NDNP Podcast 8 How Do I Zoom On An Image? View Jenni Salamon March 2012
NDNP Podcast 9 How Do I Print An Image? View Jenni Salamon March 2012
NDNP Podcast 10 Overcoming Historical Language Barriers
and Learning Alternatives to Controlled Vocabulary
View Jenni Salamon January 2012
NDNP Podcast 11 Understanding Keyword Searching View Kaylie Vermillion January 2012
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