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Oct 29, 2020
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by Sara Ring
The last day to register is Monday, November 2, 2020. The joint Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and the Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting will be held November 5-6, 2020. The conference will be held virtually via Zoom, and is free and open to all. So far we've had attendees register from 38 states and several countries. Help us reach all 50 states!
Oct 16, 2020
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by Sara Ring
We're pleased to share the plenary session speakers for the November 5-6th conference. The plenary will feature two projects: The Urban Art Mapping Research Project and The Journal of the Plague Year. Both projects address the emerging practice of building new digital collections that reflect current events. 
Oct 2, 2020
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by Sara Ring
We're excited to announce that DeEtta Jones will deliver the keynote address at the November 5-6 Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference + Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting. The keynote will focus on how to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion principles into our work and within our organizations. 
Apr 9, 2020
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by Sara Ring

Preservation Week (April 26 - May 2) is an opportunity to bring awareness and connect your community to preservation resources. Visit the ALA website to find resources that can help with saving and caring for items, disaster recovery, and how to get started with preservation. The following free webinar will be offered live, or view recordings of any of the past Preservation Week webinars.

Nov 5, 2019
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by Sara Ring

After over a year of hard work, the Levels of Digital Preservation Working group announces the Levels of Digital Preservation 2.0! In 2018 the NDSA sent out a call to the larger digital preservation community asking for interest in updating the Levels of Preservation. Response was high – 125 individuals responded! NDSA then convened the Levels of Preservation Working group, which divided up into subgroups to tackle the many areas the community wanted to see addressed in a Levels Reboot.

Aug 14, 2019
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by Sara Ring

Jolie Graybill, Sara Ring, and Greta Bahnemann traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana to attend the 2019 CONTENTdm User Group Meeting, where they had the opportunity to attend numerous sessions and updates regarding CONTENTdm. Craig MacDonald (School of Information at Pratt Institute) kicked things off with a keynote address on User Experience (UX), in which he introduced the concept of capacity-building and the steps needed to intitiate and susatain effective UX practices.

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