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The Penn State University Libraries received a grant of $393,489 for the Pennsylvania Digital Newspaper Project, Phase II (PaDNP2) from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to participate in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).  Over the course of two years from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2012, PaDNP2 will digitize from microfilm approximately 100,000 pages from historic newspaper titles published between 1836 and 1922.

During the Pennsylvania Digital Newspaper Project, Phase I (PaDNP1), 103,326 pages from four titles published between 1880 and 1922 were digitized and uploaded to Chronicling America, which is a free online repository of digitized newspapers from across the country.

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