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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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Jan 27, 2015
A rich resource of North Carolina history and culture is now easily accessible online. The State Library of North Carolina has recently completed a collaborative digitization project with Our State Magazine, Digital NC, and additional partners. Staff scanned over 102,000 pages of a comprehensive set of issues from 1933 – 2011. (Our State’s website includes […]
Jan 20, 2015
North Carolina’s Anne Lane initiated a discussion several months ago on an international blog—“Registrar Trek” about light damage and the usefulness of exhibit rotations for preservation. [We also picked up on this idea in one of our posts last spring.] Our whole C2C team is a fan of Anne’s; she is an extraordinary collections manager […]
Jan 13, 2015
Most cultural heritage organizations need more funding to accomplish more of the mission-essential work on their to-do lists. The Winston-Salem Urban League administers a grant program that has already helped several arts and humanities organizations in the Triad region and beyond build their capacities. By providing funds to hire older adults, this program offers sets […]