IMDPLA schedules Hoosier State Chronicles webinar

INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, July 7 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., the Indiana Memory Digital Public Library of America Outreach Committee will present “History at Your Fingertips: A Guide to Indiana Memory and Hoosier State Chronicles.”

This webinar will be the first in a series of monthly discussions on a variety of topics related to digital collections work.

Justin Clark

Join Justin Clark of the Indiana Historical Bureau to learn about Hoosier State Chronicles, Indiana’s statewide historical digital newspaper program, and Indiana Memory, a digital library containing materials from institutions across the state. Both are free resources from the Indiana State Library. This presentation will cover how researchers can use both collections, including search techniques, item descriptions and application with other source repositories, such as the Digital Public Library of America.

Clark is a public historian and serves as the digital initiatives director at the Indiana Historical Bureau, a division of the Indiana State Library. He holds a B.S. in history and political science from Indiana University Kokomo and an M.A. in public history from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He specializes in newspaper digitization, digital collections management and digital history advocacy.

Click here to register. Information regarding LEUs will be forthcoming. Contact Tamara Hemmerlein of the IMDPLA Outreach Committee with any questions.