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A look back at life in America.

There is perhaps no more interesting and entertaining reading than going through historic editions of newspapers.  You may hear people say, “you just can’t make this stuff up.” From advertisements to columns detailing social life in town, you learn a … Continue reading

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Tips for seeking grants to pay for archive preservation.

SmallTownPapers’ scanning program, ArchiveInABox, works with numerous organizations that seek grants to pay to digitize the community’s newspaper archive and make it online accessible for everyone to explore and enjoy.  Nearly every community has an organization which provides historical preservation type … Continue reading

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Creative Methods Newspapers Are Using To Afford Archive Scanning

Newspaper publishers are understandably nervous about their bound volume and loose printed archives. On one hand, they are desperate to have their increasingly fragile newspaper archives scanned and placed online where they can safely be searched by their own staff … Continue reading

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Using Archives To Build Audiences

There’s a great article in today’s Editor and Publisher Daily called “10 Newspapers That Do It Right 2016: Finding Success with Audience, Digital and New Revenue Ideas.”  Writers Adreana Young and Nu Yang profile ten newspapers and how they’re staying … Continue reading

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A banner year for SmallTownPapers

SmallTownPapers, Inc. started out, more than a decade ago, as a company dedicated to helping small market and community newspapers preserve and make their bound volume archives online accessible.  We’ve worked with publishers to digitize millions of archive pages and … Continue reading

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Ready to digitize your newspaper archive?

One of our most read blogs clears up misconceptions about digitizing loose printed and bound volume newspaper archives.  There is a lot of information you need to know before you move forward with scanning old newspapers. Want more information? If you … Continue reading

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SmallTownPapers Introduces Discover America’s Story

Oklahoma’s The Mooreland Leader newspaper has become the first to sign onto Discover America’s Story – a new nationwide program launched by SmallTownPapers to preserve history from small town America. The program makes it possible for the Leader to digitize … Continue reading

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The Importance of Your Local Newspaper

An editorial in the Denver Post today says “Newspapers are the first draft of history and our most thorough, reliable look into the past.” It’s exactly why SmallTownPapers, Inc. was created years ago – to help small market newspaper publishers preserve … Continue reading

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