Contribute to the CKC's Crowdsourced Collection
The CKC invites you to share your treasures in our new Crowdsourced Collection as part of the “first 500” treasures – a test collection we will use to refine the design, features, and functionality of our online interface before expanding this collection for additional contributions. Please consider adding your treasure to CKC’s “first 500” treasures!
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Learn more about criteria for Share Your Treasures
A name given to the resource
Provide a brief description (5-10 words) that encapsulates the most important elements of your object.
An entity primarily responsible for making the resource
List the creator's name as Last name, First name. If you do not know the creator's name, leave this field blank.
A point or period of time associated with an event in the lifecycle of the resource
Enter the four-digit year that the object was made. If you do not know the date of the object, leave this field blank.
The file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource
An account of the resource
Provide information in narrative format that provides the following information (when known):
• What it is
• Who made it
• Who designed it
• When it was made
• How it was made (techniques, materials and equipment)
• Why it was made (personal story aspect: who it was made for; historical aspects; elaborate on qualities that make it a “treasure”).
A statement of any changes in ownership and custody of the resource since its creation that are significant for its authenticity, integrity, and interpretation. The statement may include a description of any changes successive custodians made to the resource.
List your name as you would like it to appear in the item record (e.g. Contributed by Jane Doe.)
Your Basic Info profile