Chronicling America Search Strategy Videos
In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio staff at the Ohio Historical Society have developed a series of video tutorials that will teach you advanced search strategies for Chronicling America. Highlighting interesting topics in Chronicling America, such as the S.S. Sultana tragedy of 1865 and the death of professional baseball player Ray Chapman, these videos will build on the search skills that were demonstrated in the Using Chronicling America Podcast Series and give you ideas for ways you can use Chronicling America for your own research. The videos are available through the Ohio Historical Society’s YouTube Channel.
|Is your search in Chronicling America receiving either too many results or irrelevant results? One strategy to improve your search results is by combining search terms. View the following video about the S.S. Sultana Disaster to learn why it is useful to use multiple search terms and the difference between the “any of the words,” “all of the words” and “with the phrase” search options available through Chronicling America‘s advanced search feature.
For more information about the S.S. Sultana, please view the S.S. Sultana Disaster Subject Guide (provided by the Ohio Digital Newspaper Portal Subject Guide Collection).