University of Illinois Library
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Tim Cole named Interim Head of Digital Services and Development.
The Digital Services and Development Unit recently received a donation of two T221 high-resolution monitors and workstations from IBM, which will be used to showcase the German Emblem Book project, Digital Emblematica. (Further information).
Presentation at the Illinois School Library Media Association Annual Conference on the "Teaching with Digital Content" project.
The Illinois Digitization Institute is awarded a $241,348 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a two-year project, "Basics and Beyond", which will set up digitization training programs throughout Illinois.
The Open Archives Initiative project was also awarded a grant of $499,440 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. In this three-year project, we will create a collection-level registry of digital collections created with IMLS funding from 1998 to 2005 and will research, design and implement a prototype item-level metadata repository service based on the Open Archives Initiative Metadata Harvesting Protocol.
Society for Emblem Studies, Sixth International Emblem Conference, Spain. DSD presentation - "The Two Faces of Digital Emblematica".
Teaching with Digital Content Workshop 4: "The Art of Seeing", Lakeview Museum of Science & Arts, Peoria.
Presentation to the IMLS Board, Washington, DC
Presentation at the "Doing History" workshop at Illinois State University.
Presentation at the American Library Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
Panel presentation at the American Association of Museums Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.
Presentation at the Museums and the Web 2002 Conference, Boston, MA.
Electronic Poster Presentation, TeachIT Conference, Grainger Engineering Library.
Presentation at the IMLS Web-Wise Conference, Washington, D.C.
Meeting at Chicago Public Library - "Teaching with Digital Content--Collaborations with Cultural Institutions".
Teaching with Digital Content Workshop 3: "Objects of Learning."
Rethinking Cultural Publications: Digital, Multimedia and Other 21st Century Strategies. National Museum of American History, Washington, DC.
Library Imaging Forum. Grainger Engineering Library, 2nd floor commons, 2-4 PM.
Christie Stephenson Talk, Licensing as an Alternative to Fair Use: The Museum Educational Site Licensing Experience.
Cyberfest Demonstrations in Grainger Library.
Howard Besser Talk, Distance Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences: Doing it, Supporting it, and Looking at its Impact.