Tag Archives: Semantic Web

Zepheira at 20th Annual Conference & Exhibition of Special Libraries in Qatar

Zepheira will be in attendance at the 20th Annual Conference & Exhibition of Special Libraries (Arabian Gulf Chapter) to be held in Doha, Qatar from March 25-27, 2014. The conference will bring together librarians, researchers and educators from around the world who are engaged in the fields of knowledge acquisition, organization, and dissemination. The theme […]

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Getty Meeting Report: Integrating Imaging and Analytical Technologies for Conservation Practice

In September 2013, the GCI convened a meeting of experts to explore the extent to which computer-assisted technologies may help cultural heritage researchers integrate different types of data, including those from different researchers and different institutions, in a way that facilitates the extraction, sharing and understanding of new information by a broad community of users. […]

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Linked Data at the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs – Case Study Radio, Ep. 2

The second installment of the Semanticweb.com podcast series, “Case Study Radio,” sponsored by Zepheira, focuses on stories of applications of Semantic Technologies. In the latest episode, we speak with Ramanathan “R.V.” Guha about a project at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs that utilized Linked Data and the schema.org vocabulary to develop a mechanism […]

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Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) Update – ALA: January 26, 2014

DESCRIPTION: The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community challenge to provide an alternative to the deeply embedded MARC formats that will be more compatible with the Internet and linked data environment, and that offers new opportunities to leverage information. This update at the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association in Philadelphia, Pa., […]

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Case Study Radio: The Business Value of Linked Data

SemanticWeb.com has launched a new podcast series, “Case Study Radio,” that focuses on stories of applications of Semantic Technologies. The first episode, sponsored by Zepheira, features a conversation with Dr. Eric Miller. During our 14 minute discussion, we briefly talk about “What is Linked Data,” and then quickly move on to discuss the nature of […]

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Library of Congress announces new Viewshare features developed by Zepheira

The Library of Congress has announced “four exciting new Viewshare features” as developed by Zepheira subsequent to the Viewshare launch. While there have been many improvements to the platform of late, these four features increase its usefulness exponentially: Dynamic Image Galleries: Users can now create views that consist of a gallery of images to provide […]

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MIT Libraries and Zepheira complete “Exhibit 3.0” software project

A grant from the United States Library of Congress has funded development of a new version of Exhibit, the popular open source software tool developed at MIT to help people search, browse and visualize data on the Web. The MIT Libraries and Zepheira, LLC have enhanced the tool to create “Exhibit 3.0”, with support for […]

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Viewshare User Stories Emerge

The Library of Congress has launched the Viewshare User Stories page, and it already has compelling examples of curators maintaining digital collections in the areas of education (University of Mississippi and Desegregation of Virginia Education [DOVE] project), preservation/display of cultural artifacts (Brooklyn Public Library) and environment (California Digital Library). Viewshare continues to grow and evolve, and we look […]

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Viewshare named one of the Top Ten Digital Preservation Developments of 2011

Library of Congress has named Viewshare as one the most memorable digital preservation happenings of 2011 on their blog The Signal. Other developments recognized in 2011 were, the National Digital Steward Alliance and the Digital Preservation Outreach and Education Program. The Library of Congress, in partnership with Zepheira, launched Viewshare.org in November 2011. Viewshare is […]

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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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