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Plains to Peaks Collective

New Colorado and Wyoming Collections Join the DPLA

The Plains to Peaks Collective – a partnership of the Colorado State Library and the Wyoming State Library – is excited to announce that our partners have recently shared new historic collections with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).  The DPLA allows one-stop-searching of many of the rich cultural heritage items found in the […]

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Colorado Historic Newspapers

New Year, New Newspaper Support Program

CHNC New Content Support Program The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) is excited to announce that the 2019 program to support the addition of new historic news in the CHNC is now open for applications.  The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection New Content Support Program for newspaper digitization is designed to help cultural heritage organizations across […]

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Digital Colorado

SIPA is Here to Help

The SIPA (Statewide Internet Portal Authority) recently opened applications for its 2019 Micro-Grant program.   The program is designed for state and local governments, special districts and public education in Colorado to put more information and services online.  Grant funding is available for hardware, professional services, innovation, digitizationproject planning and broadband.  Example projects include, digitization and […]

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Plains to Peaks Collective

Big Opportunities for Small Libraries: IMLS Launches New Special Initiative

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has launched a new special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP), and is accepting grant applications now through February 25, 2019. This new funding opportunity is designed specifically to strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries, archives, and related organizations to serve their communities, and awards sizes […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, September 28, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Colorado Historic Newspapers Resource Sharing

CHNC Proudly Welcomes The Denver Voice!

This month, the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection welcomed the Denver Voice to its online catalog and we could not be more excited! Our users will now have access to nearly 100 issues of the Denver Voice, spanning from its first issue in 1996 right up to its brief hiatus in the spring of 2006 before […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, September 14, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, August 24, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, August 17, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Please help us improve the Friday Grab Bag by taking a short survey about your experience. Your response is anonymous. Thank you for your feedback. Now, let’s open the […]

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CSL News

#GetToKnowCSL

Who are the people of CSL? The Colorado State Library is comprised of professionals and library lovers who partner with Colorado’s libraries, museums, and other cultural heritage organizations on topics that include resource sharing, staff development, literacy, leadership, and technology services. We are always seeking new ways to connect with you! That’s why in spring […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, August 10, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Survey Please help us improve the Friday Grab Bag by taking a short survey. Your response is anonymous. Thank you in advance for your feedback. Now, let’s open the […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, July 27, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, July 20, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Touring Colorado's Collections

Touring Colorado’s Collections: Greetings from Southwest Colorado!

Today quick messages and family updates are sent by text message, Facebook, Instagram or other social media posts.  But before social media and cell phones, postcards were the most popular way for friends and family to quickly and easily communicate with each other.  Even though postcards are not as widely used as they were during […]

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Colorado Historic Newspapers

CHNC News: Holy Cross Trail

For many Coloradans, climbing a fourteener is a rite of passage.  There are 53 fourteeners in Colorado but only one had a newspaper named after it.  CHNC partner, the Eagle Valley Library District, recently added 913 issues of the Holy Cross Trail, from 1924 to 1941. The Red Cliff paper, published by O. W. Daggett […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, June 22, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Plains to Peaks Collective

Ready… Set….Go!

Earlier this month the Plains to Peaks Collective went live with its first collection in the Digital Public Library of America.  We know that there may be potential partners in Colorado and Wyoming that are eager to participate but are unsure if they are ready.  Good news! We are here to help you determine that.  […]

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Plains to Peaks Collective

Plains to Peaks Collective Shares Historic Collections from Colorado and Wyoming with the Digital Public Library of America

The Colorado State Library is happy to announce that historic collections from Colorado and Wyoming are now part of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). The DPLA website (dp.la) is a free portal that allows visitors to discover over 21 million unique items from across the United States and then go directly to the digital […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, April 6, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Resource Sharing

Friday Grab Bag, February 16, 2018

The Friday Grab Bag is a weekly series that highlights fun, unique, and interesting happenings in Colorado libraries, and includes news from the Colorado State Library. Let’s open the Friday Grab Bag! What’s New at the Colorado State Library This post is part of the Spotlight on Sharing initiative, which aims to increase the visibility […]

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Colorado Historic Newspapers

Help is Here for Newspaper Digitization!

CHNC New Content Support Program The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) is excited to announce a new program to support the addition of new historic news in the CHNC.  The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection New Content Support Program for newspaper digitization is designed to help cultural heritage organizations increase online access to historic community news […]