Library and Archives Canada is hosting a few webinars around the next DHCP application round. One’s gone by already, but there are three more you can register for: Continue reading Webinars to help you craft your DHCP application
The next round of Young Canada Works funding for student and recent-graduate hiring is open: Continue reading Young Canada Works is open for applications
Library and Archives Canada is hosting a seminar on how to apply to the Documentary Heritage Communities Program. On November 6th from 9am to 3pm, you can attend in person in Ottawa or watch the webcast from the link they’ll be adding to their website.
Library and Archives Canada has announced that the next round of their federal project funding for heritage is open:
This summer we surveyed the public libraries of Ontario to get an idea of how they’re dealing with the demand for digitizing their special and unique heritage collections.
We got a response from 55% of all Ontario public and First Nations libraries, and the libraries that responded cover almost 90% of the total Ontario population served by libraries (which is itself 90% of the total population, so, about 86% of us).
We’re delighted to have such a strong response and can’t wait to share all the results with you. We asked about 80 questions, so there’s a lot to cover! Today we just want to share a few facts – a preview of our upcoming report release in January 2019. Continue reading A preview of the results from our survey on digitization in Ontario public libraries
We’ve just discovered Home Made Visible, a wonderful initiative to diversify Canada’s personal archives. Indigenous and people of colour are invited to contribute their family home movies to the York University Libraries Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections – York will borrow the public’s materials, digitize and share them, and return the physical media.
The Virtual Museum of Canada has opened up applications to their Virtual Exhibits funding program, where heritage organizations can apply for up to $250,000 to do digital history projects. Continue reading Funding for online projects from the Virtual Museum of Canada
The NHDS has announced a one-time funding opportunity for digitization projects that take place before August 21st, 2019. The total amount available per project is $100,000. The project specifications require organizations to make their data and digitized objects available and publically accessible. Continue reading Funding from the National Heritage Digitization Strategy!
This is a great year for YCW internships, as they’re funding four times the usual number. If you’ve been waiting to digitize a valuable collection, now is your chance! The application deadline has been extended to March 4th and we’d be happy to help you with any details regarding digitization, VITA, training, or resources for your staff. Continue reading Great news! The YCW applications deadline is extended!