Why is this Minitex meeting room empty? Because we want you to help us fill it on Friday, March 13th for the next in our series of rights statements implementation workshops.
Have you applied to be part of Minnesota Reflections Phase 16 yet? There is still time, and we would love to hear from you! It is likely you have items in your collection that would be a good fit, and we would love to work with you to develop a project.
The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce an addition to the Weavers Guild of Minnesota collection. This addition includes new issues of The Threadbenders, a newsletter which was produced in the 1970s. Issues of The Minnesota Weaver are also included. Each issue provides information on classes, board meeting, and special events.
The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce additions to the St. Cloud State University Sinclair Lewis Collection in Minnesota Reflections. User can now explore more than 40 photographs of Lewis' life in addition to Lewis' correspondence with Marcella Powers. This addition includes photographs of the Lewis family home in Sauk Centre as well as images of Lewis as an adult traveling in the United States and Europe.
The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce a new contributing organization: Cold Spring Area Historical Society. Cold Spring Area Historical Society has shared a ledger book which served as Ashley C. Riggs' journal from 1852-1873. The earliest entries are from Cold Spring, Minnesota (Stearns County) and Watab, Minnesota (Benton County).
Despite the chilly day, there was a nice-sized group of people in attendance at the rights statements implementation training event on Friday, December 6th at the Northtown Public Library in Blaine. Participants at the event learned about the rights statements, why they are important, and how they help users by providing helpful descriptive information about the rights status of their digital items.
Curious about copyright and rights status as it applies to digital collections? Want to learn more about the standardized rights statements developed by rightsstatements.org? If you would like to learn more, we are hosting a training event about rights statements on Friday, December 6th at the Anoka County Library-Northtown in Blaine.
The Minnesota Digital Library is excited to announce a new contributor to our collection, the Polish Cultural Institute and Museum of Winona, Minnesota. The Polish Cultural Institute and Museum resides in a three-story building that was built in 1890 by the Laird-Norton Lumber Company. Their recent contribution includes a beautiful set of 118 different paper cuttings by various local artists.
On Friday, December 6th Anoka County Library - Northtown will be the site of another of our training events for those who want to learn more about standardized rights statements and their implementation.
We know you have been waiting for Minnesota Reflections Phase 16, so it is a pleasure to announce it is now open and we are ready to accept applications. We are looking for materials in, of, or about Minnesota and Minnesotans in a variety of formats, including images, text, audio, and video.
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