MMP - How to add a collection
If you are interested in contributing a collection to the MMP, you will need to submit a collection application, linked below. You will also need to familiarize yourself with the documents listed below. Each .pdf document is specific to a step in the process. The Glossary document
will help you understand the terms used in creating a project.
How to Contribute
Step 1: Plan your collection - The digital collections of the Montana Memory Project may include maps, photos, rare books, documents, publications, diaries, oral histories, audio recordings, video recordings, paintings, illustrations, art and other cultural materials. The items can be historic or contemporary as long as they relate to Montana's cultural heritage.
Step 2: Complete and submit an MMP Collection Application
Step 3: After review by the Montana Memory Project's Selection Committee, have your MMP Collection Application be approved
Step 4: Begin scanning and digitizing your collection
Step 5: Set up a metadata training with MMP staff
Step 6: Upload your items to a folder provided by MMP staff
Step 7: Review your new collection on the Montana Memory Project site.
Step 8: Celebrate your new addition to Montana's statewide digital archives!
Montana Memory Project - Adding Items to a Personal Collection
Personal Collections are a great way to organize and save your research on the Montana Memory Project. You can add items to a collection, and organize multiple collections to cover a variety of topics. Any time you log back into the site, your items ...
MMP - Collection Policy
Project Description The Montana Memory Project (MMP) is an online resource for digital collections relating to Montana's cultural heritage. These collections help to document the Montana experience. Access is free and open through the Internet. Many ...
MMP - For First Time Contributors - Contributing Institution Agreement Form
All new contributors are asked to sign the attached Contributing Institution Agreement form which outlines the expectations of Contributors and the MMP. Return the signed form to the MMP Director or email@example.com.
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 ...
Using the Montana Memory Project site: Access and initial set up
Anyone can access the Montana Memory Project site at https://www.mtmemory.org/. The Basics: On the landing page there are navigational options along the left-hand side of the screen. To register with the MMP: Click on the Login button on the side ...