Collections

The World of Cataloging

Last Modified: 22 March 2012
Links to basic cataloging resources, discussions on cataloging, and the most recent developments.

Best Practices and Planning for Digitization Projects

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
The success of a project is generally in proportion to the time spent in planning the project. To help you avoid some of the pitfalls here are some recommendations and resources for planning a digital imaging project.

CML prepares to receive another genealogy collection!

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
The Palatines to America Society, which specializes in German ancestral research, has selected CML to receive their unique collection. It includes materials from areas in Switzerland, Austria, France and Poland where significant German-speaking populations lived. Once processed, the collection will be made available to public sometime in early 2009.

Community History Goes Digital

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
A recording of the online workshop on digitizing community history collections. Stuart Hinds, Web Content Developer for the Johnson County Library (KS), gives an overview of the digitization process, insights into what works, and lessons learned, followed by a rich question and comment session with the live audience. Size: ~6 MB