About Digital Horizons
Digital Horizons is an online resource for thousands of images, documents, videos, and oral histories depicting life on the Northern Plains. Digital Horizons provides a fascinating snapshot of the lives, culture, and history of the people who shaped life on the prairies.
Digital Horizons provides, maintains, and preserves a wide range of historical and significant content related to North Dakota and Minnesota. This project creates teaching, learning, and researching opportunities for life-long learning.
Digital Horizons is dedicated to creating a digital collection of the region's unique and historical resources. It supports education, scholarship, and enrichment through Internet access to these collections.
Harnessing technology and innovation, Digital Horizons is committed to:
More information about the consortium's contributors is available on the Digital Horizons website.
Joining Digital Horizons
Digital Horizons is a consortium of various institutions and is always interested in adding new members. Consult the tabs in this section to learn more about membership (and especially review the Partnership Agreement/ bylaws), or if your institution is ready to apply, fill out the membership application.
Contributions come from a variety of institutions dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and culture of the Northern Plains. Digital Horizons consists of a two-tiered membership scale:
Digital Horizons welcomes new partner institutions that can contribute to the goals and purpose of the organization.
New partners will be accepted, provided they uphold the following responsibilities:
Benefits extended to partners of this organization include:
Associates are those organizations who wish to share their digital resources with the public but do not wish to participate in the governance of Digital Horizons.
Associate members are expected to uphold the following:
Benefits extended to associates include:
|Entrance Fee (one time)||Maintenance Fee (annual)||Collections Allotted||Collection Size|
|Associates||$1,000||$300||1||10,000 items or 1 GB|
Membership Application Procedures
Digital Horizons welcomes organizations to apply for membership. The following procedures delineate the application process:
Individuals/ Private Citizens
Only institutions (libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, schools, etc.) may join Digital Horizons. Individuals who wish to contribute historical material from their private collections can do so by arrangement with a Digital Horizons member.
Benefits of Joining Digital Horizons
Documentation of Digital Horizons