Registration is open for the Minnesota Digital Library's 15th Annual Meeting

The Minnesota Digital Library's 15th Annual Meeting will take place Wednesday, May 31 at the Continuing Education and Conference Center on the University of Minnesota's campus in St. Paul. The cost to register is $25. Registration closes May 24.

The event will be highlighted by an afternoon keynote by the University of Minnesota-based creators of Umbra Search African American History. The award-winning project's website,, brings together more than 500,000 digitized materials from over 1,000 libraries and archives across the country.

Experts from libraries, historical societies, and museums will lead six breakout sessions:

  • Mapping Digital Collections: Leveraging Geospatial Technologies & Tools for Digital Projects
  • Minnesota Reflections: Contributor Stories
  • The Many Faces of Wikipedia: Learning, Activism, and Social Archives
  • What You Can Do With Timeline JS: A Case Study
  • Partnering with Northfield's Past: Ten Years of the Northfield History Collaborative
  • Minnesota Reflections' Primary Source Set Project

To reserve your place, visit the registration page on Minitex News.

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Zachariah Miller

Zach is the Head of Communications at Minitex. Before coming to the University of Minnesota, he worked in the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs at the U.S. National Science Foundation. Zach holds a BA in Philosophy with minors in Physics and Asian Studies from Saint Olaf College and an MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Rachael, and their children, Neil and Ingrid. In his free time, Zach enjoys learning about languages, playing the guitar (poorly), and playing tennis. You can reach him by phone at 612-301-6658 or email him at