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  • MentorCorps gives free assistance to collecting organizations

    A new statewide network of volunteer mentors trained in collections care and emergency management works directly with Oregon museums, libraries and archives to improve collections care and prepare for emergencies. Funded in part by the Institute of Museum Services and the Oregon Cultural Trust, this service is available for archives, libraries and museums for free.

    Click here to learn more.

  • Heritage Conference to highlight anniversaries in 2016

    marDB5083.jpgWhile Oregon Heritage Conference activities have taken place in conference centers, theaters, churches, museums, cemeteries, retail stores, brewpubs and other locations, the 2016 conference will be in a unique location: the Oregon State Capitol in Salem.

    Mark your calendars now for May 4-6 at the Capitol, with the Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards dinner May 5 at another site in Salem.

    Learn more.





Resources and Services News and Updates
Oregon Heritage Commission Meeting
August 22, 2016, 1 p.m., teleconference
Information and agenda

Digitization recommendations made
A regional summit hosted by the Oregon and Washington state libraries has made recommendations for digitization and digital projects. Shared standards, collaboration and training are among six recommendations. A follow-up summit will take place.
Heritage Plan gives directions to all 
The Oregon Heritage Plan contains strategies for the Oregon Heritage Commission and organizations throughout the state.
History, archaeology library supports research

Examine hundreds of the studies about historic Oregon communities and sites, as well as use direct links to other research resources and find signficant books.
Support from Cultural Trust 
The Oregon Heritage Commission is a recipient of funds from the Oregon Cultural Trust. Support heritage and recieve a tax credit by donating to the Oregon Cultural Trust.