Libraries and museums have been creating new digital collections to provide access to their wonderful collections. Here in the State of Washington there are several new or updated ways of viewing and sharing images, audio and video on the ever changing range of new mobile devices and in new formats.
Below are some of the new collections we should all check out again and consider how the League may provide similar services!
Washington Rural Heritage – Digital collections of Washington State communities including Sedro Woolley, Clear Lake in Skagit County.
To search – Click the catalog search link, switch to the Advanced search option and limit your search by Digital Collections.
To browse – See the “Ebooks and more” tab for the Historical Photo Archive.
So far, the collection features Snohomish Historical Society, Everett Herald photos, Darrington, Edmonds and Langley.
Library of Congress Digital Collections: Photographs, newspapers, and oral histories
Digital Archives of Washington State : This collection keeps growing as more and more content is digitized from State Archive records.