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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.

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Resources and Services News and Updates

Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards Program are now being accepted.
Information and 2017 Award Nomination Application & Criteria

Oregon Heritage Commission Meeting

January 23, 2017, Woodburn
Information and agenda coming soon

Two new Commissioners appointed

Laura Ferguson of Bend and Matías Trejo De Dios of Salem have been appointed by Governor Brown to serve four-year term on the Oregon Heritage Commission.

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.