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Library of Congress launches Recollection as Viewshare.org

The Library of Congress, in partnership with Zepheira, has launched its latest version of Recollection as a newly branded site called Viewshare.org. Viewshare.org is a platform for empowering curators, archivists, and librarians to provide access to the digital cultural heritage objects they are preserving. The transition to the new domain name represents a more significant […]

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The Art of Linked Data: Architecting Recollection

Uche Ogbuji has authored the column “The Art of Linked Data: Architecting Recollection” for semanticweb.com. In this article, he discusses observations, reflections and practical advice from various projects applying Linked Data and thus Semantic Web principles across diverse domains.

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Exhibit 3.0 Part 1 – An Open Source Software Platform for Publishing Linked Data

Part one of a two-part series on Exhibit 3.0 was recently published on Semanticweb.com. The article, co-authored by MacKenzie Smith, University Librarian at UC Davis and Eric Miller, President of Zepheira, is titled Exhibit 3.0 Part 1 – An Open Source Software Platform for Publishing Linked Data. The MIT Simile project, a joint project between […]

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Exhibit 3 Beta Release Announced

TThe Exhibit3 team is proud to announce the beta release of Exhibit 3. This project is made possible by generous support from the Library of Congress. It is a partnership among MIT Libraries, MIT CSAIL and Zepheira, including personnel who are SIMILE project alumnus. View release features, where to download it and how to give […]

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Open Source Release of Recollection Platform

Zepheira, in conjunction with the Library of Congress, is pleased to announce the full open source release of the Recollection software platform. Recollection is a web application that enables librarians, archivists, curators, and historians to create dynamic interfaces to cultural heritage collections. To learn more about Recollection (Update: now Viewshare), visit the site or watch […]

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Library of Congress NDIIPP Partner Meeting: Highlights and Presentations

The Library of Congress held its annual NDIIPP Partner Meeting in Washington, DC from July 20 – 22. The meeting is a showcase for the innovation which is taking place among the Library’s digital preservation partners. Martha Anderson, Director of Program Management for the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, gave an overview of […]

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Linked Data at the Library of Congress

Laura Campbell, CIO of the Library of Congress, spoke at the recent Semantic Technologies Conference about how the world’s largest library leverages semantic technology to help manage the vast resources of the LoC. In her keynote address, Ms. Campbell spoke about how the Library of Congress is leveraging linked data technologies in three key areas: […]

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Exhibit 3 Face to Face meeting boosts the project

A few Zepheirans met with their colleagues on the collaborative Exhibit 3 project, building a publishing framework for large scale data-rich interactive Web pages, building on the success of the original Exhibit. Meeting in space generously provided by Google in Mountain View, CA, key project members from Google, MIT, The Library of Congress and Zepheira discussed progress, technical issues […]

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Fast Company highlights Project Recollection

Tim Carmody of Fast Company magazine introduces Project Recollection to a broader audience in the article “Recollection: A Collaborative Tool For Sharing And Visualizing Cultural Data” (8 June 2011).  His overview of the system, which Zepheira is developing in partnership with the U.S. Library of Congress, has the following subtitle: A new service from the Library of […]

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Eric Miller to give invited Linked Data talk at 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference

The Library of Congress’ Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) has invited Eric Miller to speak on Linked Data and Libraries at the annual American Library Association ALA Conference in New Orleans, LA. on Sunday June 26. The Program for Cooperative Cataloging and its membership focus on timely and quality collaborative creation of bibliographic and authority […]

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