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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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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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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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