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 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 […]
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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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 […]
Eric Miller will be speaking about Recollection on 17 November, 2009 at the ‘The Semantic Web: Fact or Myth?’ Conference co-sponsored by CENDI, FLICC and NFAIS and held at the National Archives.
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.
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.
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.