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  • Digitizing Cultural Heritage

    The Institute of Museum and Library ServicesWashington, DC

  • CollectionsFederalStateLocalPublicPrivate

  • FundersFederal AgenciesFoundations

  • Organizations

  • Federal Cultural Agencies

    Library of CongressNational EndowmentsIMLS

  • IMLS Resources


    LSTA $192 million

    MSA $24 million

  • IMLS Grants to State Libraries

  • IMLSNational Leadership Grants for Libraries & Museums

  • IMLS values digitization projects that:Are models for othersPromote interoperabilityAre sustainableHelp develop standards & best practicesDemonstrate impact on users

  • Research


  • Best Practices

  • Models of Collaboration

  • A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections:Good collectionsGood objectsGood metadataGood projectshttp://www.imls.gov

  • Protocol Version 2.0 http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/openarchivesprotocol.htmThe Open Archives InitiativeProtocol for Metadata Harvesting

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-hampaignIMLS Metadata Harvesting Project

  • Revolutionize Learning

  • Capture the Museum Experience

  • Preserve Languages

  • Collaboration + Good Practices + Public Interest

    = ?

  • Digital Opportunity?

  • More about IMLS: http://www.imls.gov

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