Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2020’

Let’s drive some traffic to your Digital Newspaper Collections!

Who’s looking?

People near and far use online newspaper collections. They are an important resource for researchers, genealogists, students and the curious. Site traffic to online newspaper collections comes mainly from Google, the ODW Search portals and links from your local history web pages and social media threads. Why not reach out more? While you’re working remotely, you can do even more to promote your online newspaper collections!

Follow these tips and download the infographic!

Everywhere you look, the Coronavirus is affecting us. Empty streets, safety precautions, signs of hope and community caremongering – with VITA Toolkit you can invite your community to share their experiences and build today’s local history collections…

Many of our partners are activating their Contribution module to collect stories and photos from their community, including these public libraries: Cook Memorial, Milton, Newmarket, Kawartha, Whitby, and the Cobourg Museum Foundation, among others!