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LILRC provides consultation services that include the following:

  • Guidance for processing, housing and displaying historic materials including paper-based archives, textiles, photographs, and furnishings.
  • Training and advice in the preservation (including digitization) of archival materials.
  • Site visits to make recommendations and provide information to special libraries and cultural institutions which maintain Long Island's historic materials.
  • One-on-one training in CONTENTdm software and the Project Client interface for participants in the LILRC Regional Digitization Program.
  • Provide technical support to organizations participating with the New York Heritage Digital Collections and New York State Historic Newspaper websites.

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Digitization Grants (requires login)

Digitization Service (requires login)

Documentary Heritage and Preservation of New York (DHPSNY) 

Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) is a statewide program that provides free planning and education services to support the vast network of collecting institutions such as archives, libraries, historical societies, museums, and other organizations that safeguard and ensure access to New York's historical records and library research materials.

Empire Archival Discovery

The Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative (Empire ADC) is a system for information about archival collections held in cultural heritage organizations across New York State. At Empire ADC patrons can search and browse collection descriptions (called “finding aids”) to discover what historical materials are available for research and where to find them.

New York Heritage

Digital asset management system where member libraries can make accessible their historic digitized materials that includs photos, documents and other materials.

NYS Historic Newspapers

The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history.

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Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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