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Welcome to the Wisconsin Heritage Online Resources Wiki!
This wiki is designed to serve current and potential Content Providers--Wisconsin libraries, archives, museums and historical societies that are sharing their unique collections through the Wisconsin Heritage Online portal.


With the Wiki, You Can . . . 

  • Access up-to-date guidelines and educational opportunities. 
  • Take part in continuing discussion and development of statewide digitization standards.
  • Make connections with other WHO content providers and partner organizations. 


To become a Content Provider, contact us or submit the WHO Membership Form. Annual member dues are $50 for small organizations and $100 for large organizations.



**Latest News** 

WHO News #22
Our winter newsletter highlights collections from Oshkosh Public Library and Edgewood College as well as new projects in the works from the Grant County Historical Society and the Middleton Area Historical Society.




What is WHO?

These links provide a general introduction to this collaborative statewide digitization initiative.




For Content Providers

Start with the links below to learn about planning and executing a digital project. 


  • Planning Guidelines for selecting materials and equipment, plus an overview of the steps involved in working with WHO.
  • Copyright Essential legal issues to consider before posting material on the web.
  • Digital Imaging Scanning, photography, image editing, and more.
  • Audio Files An introduction to working with digital audio collections, particularly oral histories.
  • Metadata Best practices for cataloging your digital content.
  • CONTENTdm For Hosted Content Providers using the Project Client provided by the Milwaukee Public Library.
  • PastPerfect For Hosted Content Providers cataloging items in PastPerfect.
  • Preservation Recommendations for storing and maintaining your digital files.
  • Other Issues This catch-all page includes information about collection development, accessibility, and other concerns.
  • Forms and Documents Useful things, including the WHO Membership Form and Collection Hosting Application.
  • Educational Resources Tutorials, blogs, guidelines, listservs, and articles about digitization efforts nationwide.
  • Explore Digital Collections Browse a diverse array of digital collections from national and international institutions.
  • Confused by any of the terms used in official WHO documents? Check out the WHO Glossary



WHO Board and Working Groups


WHO News Archive 


Questions? Contact us.

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