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Mar 5, 2021
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by Sara Ring
For our 50th Anniversary, in addition to celebrating together, one of our goals is to make sure we also document our organizational history. To that end, we have enhanced our existing Minitex digital collection in the Minnesota Digital Library with photographs to help illustrate the programs, services, and stories mentioned in the oral history project recordings.
Mar 2, 2021
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by Stephanie Hess
The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) has published four new Primary Source Sets on our website. These sets focus on the lumber industry in Minnesota, Minnesota's three major railroads, Sinclair Lewis's experiences living and working in Duluth, and the rise and fall of Twin Cities streetcars.
Jan 29, 2021
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by Sara Ring
Greta Bahnemann (Minitex) and Jason Roy (University of Minnesota Libraries) are two of the authors of the new OCLC Research report on the CONTENTdm Linked Data Pilot project’s findings. The report outlines “the benefits of working in a linked data environment, the potential to develop a shared data model, and the challenges facing efforts to transform metadata into linked data.”
Jan 26, 2021
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by Molly Huber
As of January 26th, the Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) is retiring the name "Minnesota Reflections" to describe the digital collection. All things MDL, including the collection, will be available through mndigital.org.
Nov 17, 2020
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by Sara Ring
The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) is offering rights statements implementation training virtually on Tuesday, December 8th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Join us for this free and open event to learn more about how to apply standardized rights statements to digital items in your collection.
Nov 17, 2020
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by Stephanie Hess
The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) is now on Instagram! Follow us @mndiglibrary for all things Minnesota history. We'll share some of the great photographs, maps, documents and more contributed to MDL by cultural heritage organizations across the state of Minnesota.
Jul 1, 2020
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by Molly Huber

Working on drafting a re-opening plan for your museum or cultural heritage organization? Have questions about what the plan should address? Please join us Monday, July 13th from 1:00-2:00 pm for a roundtable discussion on re-opening plans for museums and similar organizations.

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