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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I increase the size of the document viewer?

The best option is to switch to full screen mode. In the bottom right corner of the viewer, to the left of the arrows, is a full screen icon.  

How do I download a PDF?

First, switch to full screen mode (use full screen icon at bottom right hand corner of the viewer).  Once in full screen mode, use the "PDF/ePUB" link at the top of the viewer. Click on this and it will give you the option to download in PDF or in other formats.

How do I print a document?

Download the PDF version as noted above, open it, and then use ctrl + P within the PDF (Acrobat) viewer.

How can I contribute to the Newman Portal?

Contact the Newman Portal coordinator at We are especially interested in rare, unique or manuscript materials that are not present in the libraries to which we already have access. If you represent an organization that wishes to contribute in-copyright content to the Newman Portal, please contact us.

Does the Newman Portal include ancient and world numismatics?

The Newman Portal is focused on American numismatics, but will include foreign and world content as it is contributed. Among the organizations contributing such content are Numismatics International and the Armenian Numismatic Society. Harlan Berk, a dealer in ancient coins, has contributed all of their auction catalogs to the Newman Portal.

How is the Newman Portal funded?

The Newman Numismatic Portal is funded through a grant from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES) and administered through Washington University in St. Louis.  In November 2014, EPNNES made a 4-year, $2 million grant to Washington University for the purpose of developing the Newman Portal.

Where is the Newman Portal operated?

The Newman Portal has a scanning center at Olin Library at Washington University, and in addition sponsors scanning (performed by Internet Archive) at the American Numismatic Society in New York.

Who can I contact for support?

Please email support issues to

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