What is Chronicling America?

Using Chronicling America

These short tutorial videos will help you use Chronicling America.

The first video instructs Chronicling America users how to save and download content from the site.



Using the Chronicling America Podcast Series from the Ohio Historical Society

In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio developed and produced a series of video podcasts that will help teach you how to access the rich content available on the historical newspaper database, Chronicling America.


  • Podcasts 2-9 provide the basic information you will need to use the website.
  • Podcasts 10-11 provide more advanced search tips to help you understand why the results you want do not always show up the way you expect.