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    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 Commission Meeting
The Oregon Heritage Commission will hold a business meeting from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Monday, January 14 at the Springfield Museum, 225 5th St, Springfield 97477.

The agenda includes discussion on Oregon Heritage Traditions, reports on Commission programs, and long term planning.

Agenda

2018 Digital Heritage Collections Survey Results
Over 178 organizations responded to the 2018 digital heritage collections survey. Results show that 114 heritage organizations are actively digitizing their collections and 42 collections are available online.

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New Oregon Heritage Tradition Designation

The University of Oregon's Mother's Day Powwow has been designated an Oregon Heritage Tradition. Founded in 1969, this annual event run by the Native American Student Union creates cultural exchange between students, families and the community.

Central & Southeastern Oregon Regional Training Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to assist heritage organizations in the centeral and southeastern region of the state by paying the registration fee ($149) for a Connecting to Collections four-week long webinar course on Collections Management for Smaller Cultural Institutions.

Guidelines & Application

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 significant books.
Support from Cultural Trust 
The Oregon Heritage Commission is a recipient of funds from the Oregon Cultural Trust. Support heritage and receive a tax credit by donating to the Oregon Cultural Trust.

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