Snapshot Sessions: Utah Digital Newspapers

Harish Maringanti & Jeremy Myntti, University of Utah Marriott Library

Abstract

Utah Digital Newspapers (UDN) hosts over 2.5 million newspaper pages from 160 different titles dating from 1850-2016. This presentation will discuss the history of UDN and where the program is headed in the future.

Bio

Jeremy Myntti is Head of Digital Library Services at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library. This position allows him the opportunity to supervise those in the library working on all aspects of digital library projects, including digitization, metadata, preservation, and access. Jeremy heads a team of 11 FTE and 10-20 part time student employees. He earned his MLIS from the University of Alabama and BS in Business Management and Music from Utah Valley University.

Harish Maringanti is the Associate Dean for IT & Digital Library Services at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library. He holds a BE in Computer Science & Engineering from Osmania University and both an MS and Graduate Certificate from Kansas State University.