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Information about the NY 3Rs Association, the history of New York Heritage Digital Collections, copyright requirements, technical details, and how to join.  


A routinely updated blog to illuminate the content of New York Heritage Digital Collections.  Blog posts compare collections and items.  Blog posts also show the materials of New York Heritage in use by different technologies, like animated GIFs and geospatial applications.  The blog is primarily written and maintained by the NY 3Rs Coordinator.


Browse all of New York Heritage Digital Collections by different facets, including New York Heritage Topic, Region, and date of item.  Users can also browse by sub-collection, which are groupings of materials within a single institution's collection based on a unifying theme.  


Browse and search New York Heritage Digital Collection materials.  Collections begins with a list of the collections as they are structured in CONTENTdm (typically by institution) and a list of all contributing organizations on the right.  CONTENTdm collections each have their own landing page (or 'splash page'), like this one for Albany Institute of History and Art


For questions about New York Heritage, please use this contact form.


Resources for educators, including lesson plans related to specific New York Heritage collections, like the Love Canal Images and the Solar Salt industry of Central New York.


Help documents for navigating CONTENTdm, the software to access New York Heritage Digital Collections.  

Marketing Materials

New York Heritage logos and graphics for contributors to use when promoting their digital collections.

Privacy Policy

New York Heritage's privacy policy for tracking anonymized website statistics.

Resources for Contributors

Helpful resources, instructions, and tutorials for any contributing institution or anyone interested in contributing.  These documents represent best practices for participating in New York Heritage with scanning, describing and uploading digital objects.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions, including a copyright disclaimer, for New York Heritage.