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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
The Library of Congress began a pilot project in 2009 with Zepheira, LLC to develop a proof of concept that can be used to collect and explore information about digital collections. The result is a software platform called Recollection. Project Recollection was presented by Laura Campbell, Associate Librarian for Strategic Initiatives for The Library of Congress, and Eric Miller, President of Zepheira at the 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries held in Corfu, Greece September 27 – October 2, 2009. The project was awarded “Best Poster” for the conference. View the session poster and the award posted on the ECDL 2009 site.
Laura Campbell, Associate Librarian for Strategic Initiatives, and Eric Miller, President of Zepheira will co-present a poster session and demo at the 2009 European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) held in Corfu, Greece from 27 September through 2 October, 2009.
Zepheira team members David Wood and Kathy MacDougall and Zepheira contractor James Leigh contributed ten of the 97 tips found in O’Reilly Media’s new book 97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know.
Eric Miller from Zepheira will be giving the keynote presentation at the American Library Association (ALA) Grassroots Program “From Legacy Data to Linked Data: Preparing Libraries for Web 3.0” on July 13th at the ALA Annual 2009 Conference which will be held July 9-15, 2009 in Chicago, IL. Learn about connecting related data using the Web as a platform and hear how the US Library of Congress is adopting this approach in their new Recollection Platform.
Zepheira will be speaking on market trends and real world applications of semantic technologies at the premier event for semantic technologies the week of June 15, 2009 in San Jose. See first hand how development tools and platforms are making it easier than ever to leverage the power of semantics. Detailed case studies relevant to US government agencies including the US Library of Congress, and major publishers, pharmaceutical companies and many more will be described in detail by Zepheira’s team of experts in this space.
Zepheira Principal Kathy MacDougall authors Semantic Web case study for the W3C