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Connecting to Collections is a federal grant project administered by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources (NCDCR). NCDCR was awarded grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to assist the state’s archives, museums, library special collections and historic sites with traditional preservation of collections and disaster preparedness and response.

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Apr 16, 2014
Today is the anniversary of the worst tornado outbreak in NC history!  It was just three years ago. What I remember most is that for several days, the TV news and weather reports were filled with stories and pictures of total destruction across the southeastern parts of the United States.  What I marvel at is […]
Apr 15, 2014
Just because the disaster might be large, the preparation does not have to be overwhelming. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Taking the time to create a disaster plan is easier than you think. Several templates online create the format for you.  All that needs to be done is to fill […]
Apr 08, 2014
Would scents help the past come alive in new ways for your site’s audience? Several museums around the world have experimented with this technique. Exhibitions usually rely on the visual sense to convey information, but sound is also a common means of setting the scene. Touch, taste, and smell are usually trickier senses to engage, […]