Daily Archives: February 16, 2010

Connecting to Collections

Connecting to Collections site live!

And hiring a project manager …

In 2006, the Heritage Health Index identified millions of items in the nation’s museums, libraries and other cultural institutions that were in danger due to neglect, poor environmental conditions, lack of training, and other causes. As a result of the findings, the federal Institute for Museum and Library Services made funds available to states wanting to develop plans that combat for these heritage collections.

The Oregon Museums Association, on behalf of a collaboration of Oregon museums, libraries and other cultural institutions, is spearheading the Oregon preservation training planning effort. This website contains information about the grant.

Want to learn more? Check it out!