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Dec 6, 2022
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by Stephanie Hess
Timelines are useful tools for teaching and learning about people, places, and events in the past. The Minnesota Digital Library has started creating interactive online timelines that place historical images, documents, maps, and more at specific moments in time. Explore these timelines to engage with our digital collections in a new way.
Oct 17, 2022
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by Stephanie Hess
Are you looking for new ways to teach students how to develop critical thinking and historical analysis skills? Help them “Think Like a Historian” with Primary Source Sets from the Minnesota Digital Library. These sets bring together primary and secondary sources in new ways to help students better understand historic events in their context.
Sep 13, 2022
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by Stephanie Hess
The Scan for Keeps program was developed to provide equipment for community scanning events and digitization projects around the state. Kits are available for libraries, historical societies, and other organizations to encourage community engagement and foster preservation education.
Aug 3, 2022
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by Stephanie Hess
The Minnesota Digital Library recently added interactive map exhibits to place our materials in their actual locations within Minnesota. Each map features photographs and documents that help tell stories about these significant places.
Jun 15, 2022
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by Molly Huber
On Tuesday, June 28th at 11 am, MDL Outreach Coordinator Molly Huber and the American Swedish Institute's Collections Manager Inga Theissen will host Minitex Conversations: Weird and Wonderful Collections Objects. At this event, they will virtually share unusual and interesting objects from the collections they work with and then open up the discussion for attendees to share information about weird and wonderful items they are responsible for.
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