Thanks to the following granting agencies for their generous support of our digital projects:

Adeline & George McQueen Foundation
Additional funding to the UNT Libraries for "Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures." Participants will include the UNT Libraries, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, and the Cowtown Coliseum.  See the collection Where the West Begins.

Amon G. Carter Foundation
Grant to the UNT Libraries for "Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures." Participants will include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Tarrant County College NE, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum.  See the collection Where the West Begins.

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
A grant for "Optimizing the User Experience in an Architecture for Rapid Development." The UNT Libraries will develop a model for an iterative user-centered design process in a rapid development framework that digital libraries can implement to improve the usability and effectiveness of their resources for targeted user groups. This project will focus on the information-seeking behavior and needs of genealogists, who constitute a third of all digital library users. The project Web site and blog is archived at http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc270771/.

National Endowment for the Humanities
We the People grant to the UNT Libraries for the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), "Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers." The Library of Congress serves as the technical advisor for the NDNP. The Award will fund digitization of Texas Newspapers, and for the grant UNT serves as lead institution with partners at the Center for American History at the University of Texas, and Texas Tech University.

Nelda C. and H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation
A grant to support digitization of materials from the Heritage House Museum, Orange, Texas.  See the Heritage House Museum materials.

Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation
Grant to the UNT Libraries for the Adopt a Book Digitally program. This gift will allow us to digitize nearly 250 books from the participating partners for this project: UNT, Austin College, the Star of the Republic Museum, Austin Public Library and Dallas Public Library. Selected books will include city and county histories, city directories, biographies of notable Texans, and other Texana titles.

Tocker Foundation
Grant to digitize early newspaper issues of the Tulia Herald, in partnership with the Swisher County Library.  See the Tulia Herald.

Tocker Foundation
Grant to digitize historic town records from Clarendon, Texas, in partnership with the Burton Memorial Library.  See the Clarendon materials.