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Montana History Portal - Montana State Library Copyright Statement for the Portal
All items available through or included in the Montana History Portal may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Use of some items may also be subject to additional restrictions imposed by the copyright owner and/or the ...
Montana History Portal- Digital Preservation Policy
Purpose: Preservation of existing digital master files makes it possible to ensure digital collections will live on despite changes in technology. Policy: It is the policy of the Montana State Library (MSL) that contributors to the Montana History ...
Montana History Portal - Metadata Guidelines
Title Element Name Title Dublin Core Definition A name given to the resource. Is Field Required? Required Is Field Repeatable? No How to Use? Title may also be an identifying phrase or name of the object supplied by the contributing institution. Take ...
Montana History Portal - Ordering Reproductions
To make it easier for searchers some organizations have opted to share contact information for reproduction requests on the Portal site. The Montana History Portal does not hold the reproduction rights or hold the authority to decide on the rights ...
Montana History Portal - Oral History - Getting Started
Oral History Getting started Adapted from a Montana Historical Society Research Center document titled, "An Oral History Primer," and subtitled, "Oral History Program Pamphlet #1." The original pamphlet is based on Doing Oral History by Donald ...