Tag Archives: Viewshare

Viewshare in Transition: New Look and Feel, Now Hosted at Library of Congress

In recent months we’ve been very busy on the Viewshare front. The Viewshare platform has had a complete overhaul and there is a brand new look and feel, along with workflow and feature improvements. These changes represent quite a change for users, so they have been pushed to a beta area for now to allow […]

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A New Viewshare Public Beta is Available

Zepheira and the Library of Congress have released a new version of the Viewshare platform that offers a significantly improved workflow along and several new features. Because the changes are so significant, it is being released as a public beta to allow people to get used to it and give feedback. Current Viewshare users please […]

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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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Viewshare: Up Close and Personal with Your Digital Treasures

A recent article in Information Today highlights the Viewshare Project and takes a closer look at the way the application offers new options for access to the vast amounts of unstructured information curated by our nation’s libraries and museums. March 5, 2012 Back in November 2011, the Library of Congress blogged about a new online […]

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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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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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