Category Archives: Collections Care/Preservation

The POWRR of Digital Preservation

By Jaime Schumacher Director of the Digital POWRR Project Northern Illinois University collaborated with a board of advisors and partner libraries at Chicago State University, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Western Illinois University to launch the Digital POWRR Project … Continue reading

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Library Services Training in the Pacific Region

By James Lonergan Senior Program Officer, IMLS This past May, I hosted grantees from three U.S. Pacific Territories: American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); and three U.S.-affiliated Freely Associated States: the Federated States of … Continue reading

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Chantecler, a Barnyard Fantasy

Ed note: This is a cross-post from the Museum of the City of New York Blog.  You can find the original blog post here.    While digitizing the vast collection of over 30,000 photographs that make up the theatre production files at the Museum … Continue reading

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The African American Theater History Project: Bringing Together African American Theater and Cultural History from Libraries Around the Country

By Cecily Marcus Curator, Givens Collection of African American Literature University of Minnesota Libraries Archives and Special Collections Over 300 years of African American theater history, from its earliest influences to its current artists and leaders, is too often inaccessible … Continue reading

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Archaeology and an Interdisciplinary Digital Age

By Maria E. Raviele Evaluation Officer, IMLS I recently attended the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting in Austin and primarily attended symposia related to digital content and methods, public archaeology, and education and outreach. Since joining IMLS I have been … Continue reading

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