Montana Memory Project - Purpose Mission Scope Vision

MMP - Purpose, Mission, Scope, Vision

Montana Memory Project 

 

Purpose: 

To provide free and open access to Montana related digital materials. These materials provide opportunities for education, genealogy research, business, pleasure, and lifelong learning.  

Scope: 

The Montana Memory Project 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 Memory Project may include maps, photos, rare books, documents, publications, diaries, oral histories, audio recordings, video recordings, paintings, illustrations, art and other cultural materials. 

Mission: 

The Montana Memory Project 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. 

Vision:  

The Montana Memory Project is the premier resource for digital cultural heritage information about Montana. 


    • Related Articles

    • 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 - File naming conventions for Collections

      Before you begin to scan and name files for your MMP collection(s), decide how you would like to name your files. This will ensure consistency, uniqueness in file names, and efficiency. It is important to know the scope and details of the collection, ...
    • MMP - 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 ...
    • MMP - Glossary of Terms

      Digital Imaging Vocabulary Bit Depth - Bit depth quantifies how many unique colors are available in an image’s color palette in terms of the number of 0’s and 1’s, or “bits.” See also: Dynamic Range Compression - The reduction of image file size for ...
    • MMP - 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 ...