In the News

This project has generated several noteworthy stories in the local press:

“Digital collection now available: Stephen Lewis poster collection”
November 18, 2020

“The Boston Public Library remains closed and cautious, but provides ‘to-go’ book program and other services [including statewide digitization services]”
July 24, 2020

“Doyle’s Cafe Lives…Online Through Image Gallery”
March 20, 2020

“Turning the Page: How PEM’s library is digitizing its collections”
May 14, 2019

“Digitized Town Reports Open A Window To Harwich’s Past”
April 24, 2019

“Weymouth Public Libraries announce programs — 167 Years of Annual Reports Digitized”
January 29, 2019

“Weymouth Public Libraries announce programs ; Digitizing the Annual Town Reports”
December 30, 2018

“Seventy-one hundred posters and counting”
July 26, 2018

“Boston Public Library Digitizes Salem High School’s Yearbooks”
July 6, 2018

“Boston Public Library Digitizes Andover High School’s Yearbooks”
July 6, 2018

“Lee Library Association: A history lesson, just a click away”
December 21, 2017,527651

“Annual Town Reports now online and archived”
October 7, 2017

“Leominster’s 1915 time capsule now available online”
August 3, 2017

“More Than A Century Of BHS Yearbooks Now Online”
July 28, 2017

“See Leominster time capsule online”
July 6, 2017

“50-Plus Years Of SHS Yearbooks Made Digital”
May 17, 2017

“ARTIFACTS Blast from the hip-hop past”
April 13, 2017

“Billerica library happenings”
February 16, 2017

“New Hip-Hop Archive Is A Time Machine Back To The Electrifying Early Days Of Boston Rap”
November 18, 2016

“Historical society’s new project a window into town’s past”
October 13, 2016

“Massachusetts town puts its old high school yearbooks online”
June 7, 2016

“Logs From New Bedford Whaling Ships Could Help Meteorologists”
March 12, 2016

“Boston Public Library Digitizing Cultural Treasures”
March 3, 2016

“NDSR Boston – Digital Commonwealth Visit”
February 18, 2016

“Digital transgender archive launches at Holy Cross”
February 12, 2016

“What do you do with 1,000 photos of James Michael Curley?”
February 3, 2016

“Fine art collection at Brockton library is an open secret”
January 8, 2016

“IN THE GARDEN: Exquisite botanical prints can be viewed online”
November 28, 2015

“75 Best Websites for US State Genealogy Research in 2015”
November 9, 2015

“’Presto Press’ editions to be sold at Mattapoisett Library”
September 10, 2015

“HINGHAM HISTORY: Preserving letters of Gov. Long”
August 23, 2015

“Telling the story of Boxford – online: Earliest TM records on town website”
July 6, 2015

“Taking Flight! Bird Sculptures”
June 23, 2015

“DCR/MWRA Historic Record Now Available Online”
Spring 2015

“Lenox Library’s visual archive added to statewide digital collection”
April 8, 2015

“Massachusetts Launches Collaborative Online Collection”
March 2015
[From Society of American Archivist’s “Views: Newsletter of the Visual Materials Section,” page 21]

“Sutton yearbooks now digitized”
March 26, 2015

“Placing local history online in Topsfield”
March 20, 2015

“Digitizing History: Lenox Library Artifacts Now Available To The World”
March 18, 2015

“Plymouth Public Library: Town reports now available online”
February 18, 2015

“A plot twist in the Story of Us”
February 10, 2015

“Library Happenings: digital collection of Weymouth High yearbooks are popular”
January 30, 2015

“Westborough presentation to focus on forgotten documents”
January 20, 2015

“Boston Public Library helps suburban institutions put historic images online”
January 11, 2015

“Brockton Public Library puts yearbooks, city history online”
December 19, 2014

“History into the future: State archivists advise historical society on digitizing collections”
November 7, 2014
[From “The Town Common,” page 4]

“There’s Now an Online Archive of Boston Park Documents Dating Back to 1875”
October 28, 2014

“Westborough Library helping preserve town’s history”
September 26, 2014

“Boston Public Library Serves Historical and Cultural Institutions Across Massachusetts”
August 15, 2014

“Trend Setter: Library Director Struzziero Addresses National Conference”
July 12, 2014

“Griffin Museum archive goes digital”
June 1, 2014

“Westborough’s earliest documents could become part of ‘Digital Commonwealth’”
February 13, 2014

“Swampscott library digitizes town reports”
December 20, 2013

“Norwell High School yearbooks go online through library grant program”
November 21, 2013

“The Digital Public Library of America: An Introduction”
October 29, 2013

“Norwell High School yearbooks now online”
October 28, 2013

“Boston Public Library Receives Recognition for Statewide Digitization Work”
October 21, 2013

“By the Books: Digitized yearbooks”
August 28, 2013

“Boston Public Library digitizing Wayside Inn records”
August 6, 2013

“WHS history to hit the Web”
May 30, 2013

“Somerville Public Library announces digitization of historical documents”
January 18, 2013

“Digitizing Dorr’s Annotated Newspapers”
September 5, 2012

“Postcard collection put online”
July 29, 2012

“Southbridge library yearbook digitization project puts memories within reach”
July 27, 2012

“Library updates network system: Online access streamlined, yearbooks added at library”
June 1, 2012

“Rep. McMurtry helps expand services at Boston Public Library”
April 3, 2012

“Library efforts make yearbooks go digital: Ongoing digital yearbook project moves forward”
March 27, 2012
[From “Southbridge Evening News”]

“Four decades of Mattapoisett history saved for posterity”
February 11, 2012

“Preserving the Presto Press”
February 6, 2012

“Digital project captures the past”
December 8, 2011

“A trip down memory lane — on the web: High school puts yearbooks online for public to view”
November 27, 2011
[From “The Sunday Enterprise” (]

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