Category: Latest News

IMLS-funded digital preservation initiative launches

Curating Community Digital Collections, our two-year IMLS-funded digital preservation initiative, officially launched on December 1. Recollection Wisconsin is thrilled to welcome Vicki Tobias as the Program Coordinator for this new project. In this role, Vicki […] 

Listening to War: Directory and oral history tip sheets

An important product of our yearlong NEH-funded planning project was a directory of the audiovisual collections we identified around the state. The directory, Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories, is now available online. It includes descriptions of […] 

Celebrating our first year in DPLA

In August, Recollection Wisconsin celebrated its first anniversary as a partner in the Digital Public Library of America. As the state’s DPLA Service Hub, Recollection Wisconsin shares almost half a million digital cultural heritage resources […] 

Wisconsin state government documents online

More than 15,000 state government documents are now available through Recollection Wisconsin and DPLA, thanks to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB). These collections are in active […] 

Interview with Dana Gerber-Margie

For the past year, Digital Archives Assistant Dana Gerber-Margie worked with WiLS and Recollection Wisconsin on the NEH-funded project, Listening to War: Uncovering Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories to identify, inventory, and plan for the digitization […] 

Dispatches from DPLAfest

Post contributed by Gail Murray, Resources for Libraries & Lifelong Learning. Reposted from WI Libraries for Everyone, Division for Libraries & Technology, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. In late April, 350 librarians, archivists, educators, developers, […]