Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Application Opening Date

The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) will open applications for the 2020/2021 grant cycle of the Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Program on Friday, September 11. This grants-in-aid program sets aside $500,000 to award grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 to municipal, county or tribal governments and not-for-profit historical organizations, as well …

Survey on Oklahoma Archival Collection Holdings related to the Tulsa Race Massacre

Sarah Milligan is requesting those archival organizations with material related to the Tulsa Race Massacre (from a single item to a complex collection) respond to a brief survey related to these holdings. The survey is in anticipation of an upcoming teacher’s workshop in Tulsa related to this history, but I am also …

Emergency Preparedness and Response Online Course

The Emergency Preparedness and Response Online Course will meet every Thursday in October 2020 from 10:00am-11:30am, Central Time. The Online Course is FREE to attend, but interested individuals must complete an application for registration. Registration is only open to staff, volunteers and board members of museums, historical societies, historic sites, …

REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums (REALM) Project Site launches

REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums (REALM) is a research partnership between OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle to create and distribute science-based information and recommended practices designed to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to staff and visitors who are engaging in the delivery or use of …

Improving Archival Work Through Collections Management Systems

Lucidea is hosting a free webinar, “Improving Archival Work Through Collections Management Systems”, presented by archives leader, author, and consultant Margot Note. Margot will cover such topics as: Why Use a CMS? Deciding that Change is Necessary Better Ways of Working Happier People Making the Business Case for a CMS …