Nov 11, 2022The 2022 MN+ Digital Collections Conference and Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting took place Monday, October 17 in person at the St. Paul Union Depot and virtually on Tuesday, October 18th. The conference featured two keynote speakers and 15 breakout sessions.
Sep 2, 2022We are pleased to announce the keynotes for the October 17-18 MN+ Digital Collections Conference and MDL Annual Meeting. Dr. Kirsten Delegard from the project Mapping Prejudice will open the program on October 17th (in-person day). John Garrison Marks from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) will keynote the virtual day of the conference on October 18th, discussing AASLH's new Reframing History initiative and toolkit. We hope you can join us for these exciting and informative presentations!
Jun 18, 2019
The 16th Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) Annual Meeting took place at the lovely Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on June 4. This year's meeting featured keynote speaker John Bracken, DPLA Executive Director, who discussed curent and future DPLA initiatives.
May 29, 2019
Registration for the MDL Annual Meeting closes tomorrow, May 30. This year, for the first time, the event will take place at the beautiful Earle Brown Heritage Center. The cost to register is just $30, and lunch (as well as snacks) will be provided. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 4.
May 3, 2019
Please join us on Tuesday, June 4th for the 2019 Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting! This year's meeting will be at a new location, the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center. We are pleased to welcome keynote speaker John Bracken, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America. His keynote will address DPLA's current projects and strategic direction for the future, including strengthening the cultural heritage network, expanding ebooks initiatives, and exploring opportunities to broaden DPLA's impact in advancing digital access to knowledge. Other topics for the day include OCLC's perspective on the digital library landscape, approaches to digital preservation, new collections management systems, community assessment, innovative ways to use your digital collection, and of course, an update from MDL staff.
Feb 6, 2019
Want to be a presenter at the 2019 MDL Annual Meeting? The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) annual meeting planning committee seeks proposals for 50-minute breakout sessions for this upcoming event, which will be held on Tuesday, June 4 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center.
Sep 17, 2018
We are pleased to announce that we already have a date, location and keynote speaker for the 2019 MDL Annual Meeting! Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 4th. We will be hosting an exceptional conference at a new location, the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center on the historic Earle Brown farm site.
Jun 23, 2017
On Wednesday, May 31st, the 15th MDL Annual Meeting was held at the Continuing Education and Conference Center on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus. Over 100 people came together to hear a keynote presentation on Umbra Search African American History, a project to facilitate access to African American history through a website and search widget; digitization of over 500,000 items; and creation of workshops and public forums to promote access to culturally diverse collections.
Feb 10, 2017
The Minnesota Digital Library annual meeting planning committee is seeking your ideas for breakout sessions for the MDL 15th Annual Meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at the Continuing Education and Conference Center on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus. The overall theme of this year’s conference is Diversity and Inclusion in Digital Collections and we are pleased to feature as our keynote the team behind Umbra Search African American History.
Jun 22, 2016
Thanks to everyone who attend the 14th Annual Meeting of the Digital Library on June 7th! The event was a success, with much enthusiasm around the keynote topic of copyright and rights statements. If you missed the conference, or would like to review what you saw that day, video from the morning sessions and the slides from the afternoon breakouts are available on the MDL website.