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Chronicling America Search Strategy Videos

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In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of CongressNational 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.

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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).

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Is your search in Chronicling America about a specific person or event receiving too many or irrelevant results? One way to improve your search results is to search by date. View the following video about the death of Ray Chapman to learn why it is helpful to limit your search by a specific date using Chronicling America‘s advanced search feature.

For more information about Ray Chapman, please view the Ray Chapman Subject Guide (provided by the Ohio Digital Newspaper Portal Subject Guide Collection).

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Watch this video about how to find recipes and cooking tips in Chronicling America to learn why it is useful to use the “proximity” search option available through the website’s advanced search feature.

For more information about Recipes and Cooking Tips, please view the Recipes and Cooking Tips Subject Guide (provided by the Ohio Digital Newspaper Portal Subject Guide Collection).

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