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NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: August 16, 2010 Article in The Daily Lobo on an NEH grant to the University of New Mexico Libraries to digitize thousands of New Mexico newspapers, some of which are more than 150 years old, part of the National Newspaper Digitization Project (NDNP) to create a searchable database of newspapers published in America from 1690 to the present.
Posted: August 3, 2010 Blog post in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Anthologize, a Web tool that lets users turn blog entries into a book, developed through an NEH digital humanities grant. Also covered at and The Daily Nebraskan.
Posted: July 20, 2010 Coverage of an NEH Digital Humanities grant to the Getty Research Institute to digitize art auction catalogues from WWII Germany, which will aid provenance researchers in identifying art seized by Nazis, in The Los Angeles Times culture blog, The Jewish Journal, and ARTnews.
Posted: July 15, 2010 Reuters article on the discovery of the tomb of a Maya king dating from 350 to 400 A.D., part of an archaeological investigation project supported by an NEH Collaborative Research grant. Also covered by Associated Press and National Geographic.
Posted: July 8, 2010 The Wall Street Journal on Peter Meineck, founder of New York City’s Aquila Theatre, who received an NEH Chairman’s Special Award to stage free readings of 10 Classical plays for the public-- - in particular, for combat veterans, inner-city residents and rural communities. Also the subject of a New York Observer item.
Posted: July 2, 2010 The New Scientist on using multispectral imaging to scan and decipher previously unreadable field journals by the 19th-century explorer David Livingstone, a project supported by an NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. Also covered in The Guardian and Associated Press.