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    • Montana Memory Project - Tagging and Recollections

      This guide will explain how to tag objects and use Recollections in the Montana Memory Project.  What are tags and recollections? Tags and recollections are features that allow users to engage with the digital objects in the Montana Memory Project ...
    • MontanaLibrary2Go - Libby - Extras

      What are Extras? Through one time ARPA funding the Montana State Library is able to provide access to Extras through the free Libby app until December of 2022. These Extras include Universal Class, Method Learning and The Great Courses.   You'll find ...
    • Montana Memory Project - Ordering Reproductions

      To make it easier for searchers some organizations have opted to share contact information for reproduction requests on the MMP site. The Montana Memory Project does not hold the reproduction rights or hold the authority to decide on the rights for ...
    • Asking for permission to use or reuse MMP resources

      Each contributing organization has identified copyright for the items in their collections. Find the copyright status for a particular item by clicking into the item page and looking to the left. The copyright section is a guide to the use and ...
    • Searching for an Item in a Collection

      Content on the Montana Memory Project website is organized in collections. For example, yearbooks from Billings Senior High School are all consolidated under a collection called “Billings Senior High School Yearbooks.” We have nearly 200 collections ...
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    • Standard Cataloging Procedures - MARC Tag Cheat Sheet

      Standard Cataloging Procedures The Standard Cataloging Procedures (SCP) articles and video tutorials are meant to be a guide for cataloging practices in the Montana Shared Catalog library consortium. For more explanation of the topics covered herein, ...
    • BCA - Overview

      About This article and video tutorial (below) provide an overview of BLUEcloud Analytics (BCA), including basic concepts, terminology and report organization and information. What is BCA? BCA is a reporting tool for MSC libraries to run on-demand ...
    • Enterprise - Searching Guide

      Simple Search Enterprise, the Montana Shared Catalog’s current online public access catalog (OPAC), offers intuitive searching that accommodates a variety of skill levels. In most cases, library patrons will elect to use a simple search with no ...
    • Enterprise - Online Bill Payment

      Overview Enterprise now offers functionality that will allow for integration with PayPal so that patrons can pay their bills online using a credit card. Roles, responsibilities and configuration options are outlined below. Roles & Responsibilities ...
    • COVID-19: Reopening and Reentry for Libraries

      About This Guide: Last Updated on 4/13/21 As the situation around COVID-19 continues to change, it's important for us to look towards the eventual reopening and reinstatement of library services, and making sure that we do this in a way that protects ...