Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
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Welcome to the Iowa Heritage Digital Collections

 

Mission

The Iowa Heritage Digital Collections (IHDC) is a free, online repository of Iowa history and culture maintained by the State Library of Iowa created by bringing together a digital collection of documents, images, maps, finding aids, interpretive and educational materials, and other media from collections held by a wide range of organizations throughout Iowa to enhance access to and preserve long–term accessibility of these valuable materials.


Goals    

    * To maintain an open, publicly accessible, virtual collection relating to Iowa history and culture.
    * To identify ongoing and planned digitization projects relating to Iowa’s cultural heritage.         
    * To provide the technical infrastructure for the persistence and sustainability of electronic collections.
    * To provide training and other resources necessary to enable organizations to participate in the initiative.         
    * To encourage preservation of original materials selected for electronic distribution.

 
Contacts
For more information about Iowa Heritage Digital Collections contact Pam Rees

 

 

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