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The Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and the Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting will be held jointly November 5-6, 2020.

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The Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and the Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting will be held jointly November 5-6, 2020.

Our two conferences share the same goals of providing an opportunity to connect with colleagues, share projects, and learn from each other, with the added benefit of additional cross-pollination between two different groups with many affinities. Programming provided will appeal to digital practitioners of many stripes, and allow us to showcase the best of what is happening with digital collections right now. 

This year it will be an all-virtual event!

Stay tuned for more information, as the Call for Proposals will open soon! Conference hashtags are #UMDCC20 and #mndiglib2020.

Contacts 
For questions about the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference, contact Sara Ring (ring0089@umn.edu), Chair, Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference planning committee. For questions related to the Minnesota Digital Library program, contact Molly Huber (mhuber@umn.edu), Outreach Coordinator, Minnesota Digital Library.

More About the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference

The UMDCC provides opportunities for digital collections creators and curators in the region and beyond to network, share best practices, participate in hands-on workshops, and learn from leaders in digital cultural heritage. Minitex staff, along with a regional planning committee, are the primary organizers of the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference. 

More About the Minnesota Digital Library 

The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) supports discovery and education through access to unique digital collections shared by cultural heritage organizations from across the state of Minnesota. Our contributors include over 195+  libraries, historical societies, museums, and archives. Each year, MDL offers a conference at which MDL participants, partners, and interested professionals gather to learn about the MDL, what the collaborative is currently doing, and to attend sessions on a variety of topics such as best practices (scanning, preservation, metadata), teaching approaches, sharing MDL projects, technical skills, and more.
 

Written by

Sara Ring
Continuing Education Librarian
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Education and support for staff who build, manage, and preserve digital collections