Minnesota Digital Library

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Digitization/Online Information Access
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Session Law Reference: Laws of Minnesota 2013, chapter 137, article 4, section 2, subdivision 5, (b) (5) Digital Library
Appropriation Language

$300,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year are for a digital library project to preserve, digitize, and share Minnesota images, documents, and historical materials.

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Direct expenses
$300,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

N/A

Recipient Board Members
"Minnesota Historical Society Governing Board:

William R. Stoeri, President
Missy S. Thompson, Vice President
Ruth Huss, Vice President
D. Stephen Elliott, Secretary
Dean M. Nelson, Treasurer

Suzanne Blue
Brenda J. Child
Robert Bruininks
Judith S. Corson
D. Stephen Elliott
Phyllis Rawls Goff
William D. Green
David R. Hakensen
Ruth S. Huss
Martha Kaemmer
Dennis L. Lamkin
David M. Larson
Charles Mahar
Dean M. Nelson
Elizabeth M. Nordlie
Dennis Nguyen
Peter R. Reis
Hussein Samatar
Simon Stevens
Susan Kenny Stevens
William R. Stoeri
Karen Wilson Thissen
Missy Staples Thompson
Eleanor Winston

Ex-Officio:
Mark Dayton, Governor
Yvonne Prattner Solon Lieutenant Governor
Mark Ritchie, Secretary of State
Lori Swanson, Attorney General
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor"
Project Overview
The Minnesota Historical Society receives funds that it passes to Minitex to support the operation of the Minnesota Digital Library (MDL). MDL supports the digitization efforts of more than 150 participating historical organizations across the states and maintains the technical infrastructure for providing access to those collections on the web. MDL also advances educational and scholarly uses of the collections and is a data partner with the Digital Public Library of America.
Project Manager
First Name
Jennifer
Last Name
Jones
Organization Name
Minnesota Historical Society
Street Address
345 Kellogg Blvd. W
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Phone
651-259-3246