The Florida Memory blog connects our users with selected photographs, video, audio, documents and stories from the collections of the State Library and Archives of Florida. Several contributors provide their own unique perspectives on the best and brightest from our collections!
Facebook is a social networking site that allows us to connect people and organizations with information about the State Archives of Florida. Like our page for the latest events, blog posts and more.
Flickr is an online photo management and sharing application. Florida Memory is actively part of the The Commons on Flickr, which connects people with archives and museums around the world.
YouTube allows people to share, watch and discover videos. Florida Memory posts clips from our vast film collection, the best way to connect with the history of the state as seen in moving pictures.
Twitter is a social networking site that delivers real-time information. Follow Florida Memory (@FLMemory) on Twitter to connect with our photographic collections, videos, blogs, podcasts, and everything in between.
Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that lets you organize and share things you find on the Internet. Florida Memory uses Pinterest as a way to connect our users with the Florida Photographic Collection, the most complete visual record of Florida available online.
Tumblr is a microblogging website. Tumblr connects our users to a broad sampling of the best of what our collection has to offer including music, photographs, documents and stories.
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A selection of significant records from the State Library and Archives of Florida are featured on the World Digital Library (WDL). Its mission is to make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The content is in a variety of formats and languages, from different places and time periods, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other types of primary sources.
Twelve digital collections from the State Library and Archives are available on the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Opening History website. Opening History provides organized access to digital resources of value for research on United States history and culture. This initiative encourages sharing of digital resources in open access formats and promotes coordinated access to regional, state, and local collections to support the creation of a digital cultural heritage aggregation of national scope.
The Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services is a member of the Library of Congress’s National Digital Stewardship Alliance initiative. The National Digital Stewardship Allianceis a collaborative effort among government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations and businesses to preserve digital collections for the benefit of citizens now and in the future. Goals include developing improved preservation standards and practices; working with experts to identify categories of digital information that are most worthy of preservation; and taking steps to incorporate content into a national collection.