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Minitex News articles tagged with "Digital Content" (49):

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Minitex course on preserving digital content offered

Apr 5, 2021

While many of the traditional resources found in libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions--books, photographs, objects--can survive for years with no intervention, digital content is much more fragile. Managing it requires ongoing care and preservation activities to ensure continued access far into the future. Join Carol Kussmann (University of Minnesota Libraries) and Sara Ring (Minitex) as they present this two-part virtual course between April 27th - May 11th.
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Last chance to register for Standardized Rights Statements Implementation Training

Mar 10, 2021

Register by March 14th for the Minnesota Digital Library Standardized Rights Statements Implementation Training, taking place on Tuesday, March 16th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Wrapping up the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference + MDL Annual Meeting

Dec 18, 2020

We had record attendance this year, with over 600 people attending the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference + Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting on November 5th and 6th. About one-third of attendees were from Minnesota and others joined from 43 states.
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Last chance to register for the fall Minitex digital collections conference

Oct 29, 2020

The last day to register is Monday, November 2, 2020. The joint Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and the Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting will be held November 5-6, 2020. The conference will be held virtually via Zoom, and is free and open to all. So far we've had attendees register from 38 states and several countries. Help us reach all 50 states!
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New contribution to Minnesota Reflections: Carleton College's Weather Diaries

Mar 18, 2020

The Minnesota Digital Library is excited to share a new contribution to our collection from Carleton College. Carleton has elected to share a collection of 61 weather diaries from their archives. Carleton students, faculty, and staff used the U.S. Army Signal Services Form #101 to record temperature, weather condition, and precipitation amounts for the station located at Carleton's first observatory in 1885. These diaries provide an intersting look at historic weather patterns in Northfield, Minnesota. 

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New Contributing Organization to Minnesota Reflections: Hibbing Historical Society

Mar 18, 2020

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to introduce our 197th contributing partner: the Hibbing Historical Society! The Hibbing Historical Society has shared 203 images of life on Minnesota's Iron Range via their unique Aubin Photographic Studio collection. The Aubin Collection contains many panoramic photographs - including images of iron mines and mining, as well as town and city life in Hibbing, road and bridge construction projects, city bands and their concerts, fraternal organizations and clubs, Hibbing High School students, the Sturgeon Lake recreation area, and more. 

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New Contributing Organization to Minnesota Reflections: MN Veterinary Historical Museum

Mar 18, 2020

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new contributing partner - the Minnesota Veterinary Historical Museum. The Veterinary Historical Museum helps to fill a gap in the Minnesota Digital Library regarding animals, veterinarians, and animal care in Minnesota. The Historical Museum has shared 36 photographs of early veterinary practice in Minnesota. The addition of this partner's collections marks our 196th contributing organization! 

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New contribution to Minnesota Reflections: Kanabec County Historical Society

Mar 18, 2020

The Minnesota Digital Libray is pleased to share new images from the growing Kanabec County Historical Society's collection. Their new contribution focuses on the activities at the various Kanabec County schools, including sport teams such as the basketball teams and baseball teams. Many of these images document the changing look of athletic uniforms and equipment. There are also images of school clubs, including the Home Economics club. 

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New contribution to Minnesota Reflections: Northfield Historical Society

Mar 18, 2020

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce a new addition to the Northfield Historical Society's growing collection - a new ledger book which documents the city of Northfield's City Council Meeting Minutes from July 1917 through December 1928. This ledger book contains information on city business, decisions made, and general city progress.

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Resource highlight: The Toolkit

Feb 6, 2020

From our neighbors in Wisconsin, check out a new series via the Recollection Wisconsin blog: The ToolkitThe Toolkit is a monthly series that highlights tools and resources for creating and managing digital collections.