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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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World Health Organization (WHO) engages Zepheira to provide critical tools for classification updates

The World Health Organization (WHO) is in the process of updating key public health classifications, including the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), and has contracted Zepheira to accelerate their objectives. Zepheira has been involved in the past serving on the WHO’s Health Informatics Technical Advisory Board and providing key strategy, technology architecture and infrastructure for […]

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Zepheira selected to revamp key World Health Organization Web site

The World Health Organization (WHO) has selected Zepheira to revamp the Global Health Observatory (GHO) site.  GHO is a tool for people, organizations and corporations to provide data and analyses relating to global health priorities.  The GHO supports efforts to meet global development goals in health and provides key statistics towards improving global health. Zepheira shall increase the […]

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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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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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Zepheira to present at ALA Linked Data Symposium

Eric Miller from Zepheira will be giving the opening presentation at ALA Mid-Winter Conference Midwinter Symposium: “Libraries, Linked Data and the Semantic Web: Positioning Our Catalogs to Participate in the 21st Century Global Information Marketplace” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 in Chicago. Presented by the Association for Library Collections […]

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