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Zepheira and Partners to speak at 2011 Semantic Technology Conference

Zepheira team members and partners will be speaking at the 2011 Semantic Technology Conference to be held in San Francisco June 5-9. Talks will highlight practical applications of linked data technologies in collaboration with the Library of Congress and MIT: Closing Keynote: Semantic Technology at the Library of Congress: Laura Campbell, Associate Librarian for Strategic […]

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Zepheira Case Study: Recollection: Serving Local Preservation Partner Needs through a National Linked Data Platform: Part 2

The Library of Congress’ National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program works to catalyze and sustain a national network of digital preservation partners. From the beginning of the project one of the key ideas has been that the partnership, now with 185 partner organizations across 45 states, needed to work toward a distributed architecture. To […]

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Zepheira Case Study: Recollection – A Linked Data Platform of Digital Collections: Part 1

The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress is an initiative to develop a national strategy to collect, archive and preserve the burgeoning amounts of digital content for current and future generations. It is based on an understanding that digital stewardship on a national scale depends on active cooperation between […]

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Zepheira begins new phase of work with Library of Congress on Project Recollection

The mission of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) is to develop a national strategy to collect, preserve and make available significant digital content, especially information that is created in digital form only, for current and future generations. In 2008, the NDIIPP partners shared content through a simple web page. In order […]

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MacArthur Foundation funds ‘Reference Extract’ Project

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded $350,000 to fund researchers and developers from OCLC, the information schools of Syracuse University and the University of Washington and Zepheira LLC to continue work creating a more credible Web search experience based on the unique expertise, services and input from librarians worldwide. The goal […]

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Library of Congress features Recollection view for exploring NDIIPP partner collection

The Library of Congress Digital Preservation initiative has released a new faceted interface to explore over 1400 digital collections preserved by the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) partners across the globe. This interface was created using the Recollection platform (Update: now Viewshare), a Library of Congress sponsored, open source platform developed by […]

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Zepheira to speak at “Leadership Through Collaboration” workshop at Smithsonian

OCLC Research and the RLG Partnership planning committee have sponsored a two-day event Yours, Mine, Ours: Leadership Through Collaboration focused on strategies for effective collaboration. This event will be at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C, on September 20-21, 2010. Eric Miller from Zepheira will be speaking on the power of global collaborations providing a […]

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Recollection Workshop held at Library of Congress’ Digital Preservation Partners Meeting

On 20 July, 2010, in Arlington, VA, The Library of Congress held a Recollection workshop at the Digital Preservation Partners Meeting.  The well-attended workshop featured an introduction to the digital preservation and access platform and a session where attendees could build Web applications with their own data within thirty minutes and could then showcase these to other workshop participants.  Zepheira […]

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Library of Congress holds Digital Preservation Partners Meeting

The Library of Congress will hold the annual Digital Preservation Partners Meeting July 20 – 22, 2010 in Arlington, VA. Themes include “Collaboratives”, “Information Environment” and “Expanding the Archive”. A half day workshop will be held on Recollection, a project with the U.S. Library of Congress and the National Digital Information Infrastructure Partner Program (NDIIPP) […]

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Library of Congress NDIIPP named among “Great Government IT Projects”

The National Digital Information Infrastructure & Preservation Program of the US Library of Congress receives a major award for government programs. Zepheira is a leading partner in the NDIIPP program, developing the Recollection platform to showcase the tremendous value of digital information being preserved for current and future generations through NDIIPP.

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