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Protecting the Past - RI

  -- An IMLS Connecting to Collections grant-funded project

Protecting the Past - RI is a collaborative project of cultural heritage and emergency management organizations led by the RI Office of Library and Information Services. The project is funded by a grant to the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as part of the Connecting to Collection: Statewide Planning and Implementation Grant program

The mission of Protecting the Past - RI is to build and sustain alliances for communication and collaboration between the cultural heritage community and emergency management community to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from events that may adversely impact the cultural resources of Rhode Island.

Project Leaders

Project Director:
Donna Longo DiMichele
, Library Program Manager, OLIS
Telephone: 401.574.9303
Fax: 401.574.9320

Project Manager:
Theresa Woodmansee
Telephone: 401.253.1691

About the Project