The Vermont Digital Newspaper Project welcomes Karyn Norwood as the Digital Support Specialist for the VTDNP, Phase 2. Karyn will begin working officially with the VTDNP at the University of Vermont on Monday, May 20, 2013.
Karyn joins the VTDNP with a rich and varied background. Following the completion of her B.A. in History (magna cum laude) from St. Michael’s College, Karyn served as a Civil War 150 Leadership member, AmeriCorps Ohio History Service Program, Oberlin Heritage Center, Ohio, where she initiated a Civil War digital collection with the Oberlin College Archives, and also gained experience digitizing three Oberlin newspapers from 1860 to 1865 from microfilm. She has also worked as an AmeriCorps member, with the Franklin Grand Isle Bookmobile in Swanton and as an intern at the St. Michael’s College Archives. She is currently working as a Program Planner for the Fairfax Community Library. We look forward to working with her and to benefiting from her skills and expertise to deliver more great historical newspaper content to Chronicling America!
– Birdie MacLennan and Erenst Anip