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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 Commission Meeting
The Oregon Heritage Commission will hold a teleconference meeting from 10- 11 a.m. on Monday, June 3. The agenda includes discussion and approval of 2019 Oregon Museum Grant awards and reports by commissioners.

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 Brookings-Harbor Annual Azalea Festival recognizes its 80th year with an Oregon Heritage Tradition Designation.

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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