CLRC is happy to announce the recipients of 2018 member library RBDB grant funding:

New Woodstock Free Library: $750 to digitize works of art by a local artist.

Mid York Library System: $3,815 to perform retrospective conversion for Prospect Free Library’s catalog records.

Oneida Public Library: $1,620 to digitize Oneida High School yearbooks.

Ilion Free Public Library: $4,160 to digitize Ilion High School yearbooks.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute: $5,500 to create metadata for multimedia content from the Refugees Starting Over Project.  $1,350 to digitize the SUNY Poly student newspaper archive.

Jervis Public Library: $4,560 to digitize drawings by John Jervis, a prominent nineteenth-century civil engineer.

Liverpool Public Library: $2,520 to digitize Liverpool Central School District yearbooks.

Sculpture Space: $1,586 to digitize materials related to activities of resident artists and alumni.  $1,222 to perform a metadata crosswalk that will enable materials from their ArtOneida project to be included in NY Heritage.

Fayetteville Free Library: $2,000 to digitize issues of the Fayetteville Eagle Bulletin from 1995 – 2003.

Manlius Library: $3,200 to digitize additional materials for their Village of Manlius Collection.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry: $2,600 to digitize SUNY ESF’s Cranberry Lake campus yearbooks, dating from 1915 – 1940.

Dunham Public Library: $1,500 to digitize Dunham Public Library board minutes, going back to 1926.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary: $2,000 to perform retrospective conversion of their remaining physical catalog records.

Skaneateles Historical Society, Museum at the Creamery: $3,000 to create metadata for digitized photographs for inclusion in NY Heritage.

Little Falls Public Library: $1,000 to digitize Little Falls High School yearbooks.


All of these projects will enhance resource sharing within the region and beyond, as they will make unique materials both discoverable and accessible to a broad audience. Congratulations to all 2018 RBBD grant awardees!

The application process for 2019 awards will begin in November 2018.