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RW receives NEH planning grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $21.1 million in grants for 248 humanities projects. We are thrilled to share the news that among these is a $40,000 planning grant to WiLS, project […] 

Save the Date: Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference August 9-11

The 2nd Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference (#UMDCC16) will take place August 9-11, 2016 at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa (Quad Cities). The UMDCC provides opportunities for digital collections creators and curators in the […] 

Digitizing at-risk media with RADD

Recovering Analog and Digital Data (RADD), in the Laboratory Library at the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) at UW-Madison, is a collection of equipment for digitizing audio cassettes, VHS tapes, floppy disks and […] 

RW named to Family Tree Magazine’s Best State Websites list

Recollection Wisconsin has been named to Family Tree Magazine’s list of Best State Websites for Genealogy for 2015. This list honors the best websites that specialize in genealogy research for one of the 50 US […] 

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