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Library of Congress Hosting Recollection Workshop on 19 April

The NDIIPP Program at the Library of Congress will be hosting a free online workshop for digital preservation partners next Tuesday, April 19th at 1ET. Trevor Owens will demonstrate how preservation partners can use this free Library of Congress-sponsored software to easily create intuitive interfaces to their digital collections. Details and registration information

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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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Library of Congress to support MIT, Zepheira work on Exhibit 3.0

On behalf of the original Simile team, Zepheira is pleased to announce the launch of a new “Exhibit 3.0” project which will build on the success of the current Exhibit tool but redesign it to be far more scalable, flexible and modular. The Exhibit 3.0 home page provides the following overview of the project: “Exhibit […]

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MIT Libraries and Zepheira to present Exhibit 3.0 at CNI

MacKenzie Smith, Associate Director for Technology of MIT Libraries and Eric Miller, President of Zepheira will be providing a CNI Coalition of Networked Information briefing on Exhibit 3.0. Exhibit 3.0 is a new project funded by the Library of Congress is a collaboration among MIT Libraries, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and Zepheira […]

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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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Akara.info site launched for the Akara OSS project

Zepheira has created a main website for Akara in order to help users discover and learn about this open source project. Akara is an open-source (Apache License, Version 2.0) Web framework specialized for RESTful data services, especially involving XML and other semi-structured formats. You express data models and create transforms based on these data models, […]

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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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