The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property is holding a hearing on the proposed Orphan Works legislation tomorrow, March 13, at 10:00AM eastern. These hearings are usually both webcast live and archived on the committee site.
Author: Claire Stewart
Application of JPEG2000 in Archives & Libraries
What is JPEG2000?
Wavelet-based image compression standard. Same ISO that worked on JPEG worked on this. 2000 was the year that ISO officially passed part 1 of the standard.
Custom metasearch services using an XML API
CDL’s vision is of many search portals. No one-stop shopping. Many services for many different audiences. This is often very problematic with a vendor product out of the box.
MODS, MARC, and Metadata Interoperability PART 2
Part 2 speakers: Ann Caldwell and Terry Reese
In this second half of a 4 hour (!!) program, the presenters included a fair amount of tools demo’ing.
MODS, MARC, and Metadata Interoperability PART 1
Part I: William Moen, Marty Kurth and Rebecca Guenther
This was an extremely dense but immensely useful session; PowerPoint presentations will be available online at the ALCTS site some time soon (as of June 28 they are not yet linked).
Greenstone Digital Libraries: Installation to Production
Sunday, June 26th, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Session descr. from the LITA site: Greenstone digital library software is a comprehensive, multilingual open-source system for constructing, presenting, and maintaining digital collections. Greenstone developer Ian H. Witten will introduce Greenstone and demonstrate installation and collection building. Washington Research Library Consortium and University of Chicago Library representatives will discuss Greenstone implementations at their organizations, including software requirements and selection, collection and interface customization and use of METS-encoded metadata. Laura Sheble will present results from the 2004 Greenstone User Survey.