Short History of Open ONI

  • 2007-2009 - Library of Congress Developed “chronam” to support the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) sponsored by the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH)
  • 2011 - Library of Congress released “chronam” open source and presented at code4lib, released on SourceForge
  • 2015 - Community sprint to fork chronam into “Open ONI” and plan features
  • 2017 - Official release of Open ONI
  • 2017 - v.0.6.0 released with better support for IIIF and Universal Viewer

Who we are

  • A small agile and unofficial community
  • NDNP Awardees who have additional newspaper content
  • NDNP Awardees who want a state specific view of their newspapers
  • Non-NDNP digital newspaper content holders
  • ChronAm users who are watching