Vermont Digital Archives Project
The Vermont Historical Society (VHS), in collaboration with the Vermont Historical Records Program (VHRP) of the Vermont State Archives & Records Administration (VSARA), and the Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB), is in the planning stages of developing a centralized digital platform for access to non-governmental collections related to Vermont history and culture. The information and resources below are associated with those planning efforts.
Workshop series in June 2022 which provided an overview of cataloging objects and archival materials, with an emphasis on practical advice and hands-on practice.
- Virtual Session 1 Recording
- Virtual Session 1: Slide Deck
- Virtual Session 2 Recording
- Virtual Session 2: Slide Deck
- Handout: Frequently Used Cataloging Standards & Systems
- Cataloging Worksheet
- Dublin Core Metadata Guidelines (Draft 6-17-22)
- Webinar: the Copyright Conundrum (Collections Care & Conservation Alliance, March 2021)
- Webinar: Inventory 101 (Collections Care & Conservation Alliance, September 2021)
Support for the workshop provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency, through the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Vermont Department of Libraries. Additional support provided by the Office of the Secretary of State and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and anonymous donors.
Green Mountain Digital Archive
A select number of organizations in Vermont have created a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) hub for hosting online collections. You can visit the Green Mountain Digital Archive at https://vt.dp.la/