Montana History Portal - Purpose, Mission, Scope, Vision
Montana History Portal
To provide free and open access to Montana related digital materials. These materials provide opportunities for education, genealogy research, business, pleasure, and lifelong learning.
The Montana History Portal includes digitized historic and contemporary resources that reflect the Montana experience and that are important to understanding Montana’s rich cultural heritage. The digital collections of the Montana History Portal may include maps, photos, rare books, documents, publications, diaries, oral histories, audio recordings, video recordings, paintings, illustrations, art and other cultural materials.
The Montana History Portal encourages Montana’s cultural institutions to digitize historic and contemporary resources reflecting Montana's rich cultural heritage and to make them freely available for lifelong learning.
The Montana History Portal is the premier resource for digital cultural heritage information about Montana.
Montana History Portal - Frequently Asked Questions
What is it? The Montana History Portal (Portal) is a statewide project designed to provide access to digital collections of items relating to Montana’s cultural heritage and government. It is sponsored by the Montana State Library and the Montana ...
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 - 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 - Tagging and Recollections
This guide will explain how to tag objects and use Recollections in the Montana History Portal. What are tags and recollections? Tags and recollections are features that allow users to engage with the digital objects in the Montana History Portal ...
Montana History Portal - Folder Hierarchy
Create a Folder Hierarchy for a Portal Collection: Introduction The folder hierarchy determines the structure of the item display. Before you begin scanning, decide how you would like your collection to display on the Montana History Portal If, ...