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  • JCDL | GW Libraries
    Media Journals Tutorial Subject Databases Tutorial ArticlesPlus Tutorial Classic Catalog Research Guides Subjects Art Psychology More Topics Industry Grants More Tools RefWorks Citation Styles More How Do I Tutorials Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours JCDL In conjunction with the ACM IEEE CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries the GWU libraries hosted a workshop on June 14 th 2012 to generate a discussion with the library community about what models for digital cost analyses exist and the current challenges faced

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/cultural-imaginings/posts/jcdl (2016-02-13)
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  • Models for Digital Cost Analysis | GW Libraries
    is a strategic planning company with 20 years experience in managing cataloguing and digitization projects for libraries museums and archives The company s focus is on integrating technology projects into institutional workflow processes As president and founder Linda brings a unique perspective on how to integrate technology needs standards workflow processes and in house knowledge to achieve goals Her client base and past employment includes GWU libraries Smithsonian Archives Sikorsky Archives Harvey B Gantt Center for African American Arts Culture MoMA NY the Metropolitan Museum of Art NY the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum Whitney Museum of Art Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and the Arts Council of Fairfax A more extensive client list my CV and references can be found on my website www daopoint com digital as well as my LinkedIn page https www linkedin com in daopointdigitalllc Linda holds a B A UMass at Amherst and M A in Art History Hunter College NY Marco de Niet Director DEN Foundation Marco de Niet is the director of the DEN foundation the Dutch knowledge centre for digital heritage He studied Dutch language and literature and history of the book at Leiden University He is actively involved in the Europeana Network and a core partner in the ENUMERATE project to set up a statistical framework to measure the progress of digitisation in Europe He is a board member of the Dutch Museum Register and a member of the Council for Dutch Language and Literature Before DEN he worked at the National Library of the Netherlands as head of Innovative Projects and Digital Preservation He is one of the founders of The European Library service Robert Miller Global Director of Books Internet Archive Robert Miller leads the Internet Archive s global digitization project as Global Director of Books In this capacity he has three main roles establishing and maintaining the relationships between all categories of Libraries and funding partners building and managing the teams that perform the digitization and evangelizing within the library community to move more items from non digital to digital Robert brings a blend of Fortune 500 management experience and successful start up company talents to the non profit community In six years Robert has built the Internet Archive team from a single test location to a world class operation where digitization is now being performed in 8 countries at 30 locations Over 1 000 library partners and content providers have worked with the Internet Archive ranging from the Library of Congress Harvard the Natural History Museum in London to Zhejiang University in Hang Zhou Prior to joining the Internet Archive Robert co founded or was a principal at 5 consumer product start up companies bringing over 85 products to market in the US Europe and Australia In addition to building sales marketing and product development teams he also established supply chain networks between Asia and North America During this period Robert was hired to be the CEO of FocusEngine a VC funded Israeli search engine startup

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/cultural-imaginings/posts/models-digital-cost-analysis (2016-02-13)
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  • International Workshop | GW Libraries
    Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours International Workshop Models for Digital Cost Analysis an international team of experts discuss digitization costs and comment on analysis tools created by the George Washington University Libraries This workshop is sponsored by JCDL 2012 with the generous support of the US Institute of Museum and Library Services Thursday June 14 2012 1 00 to 3 00 pm Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library George Washington University Washington DC USA Respondents Marco de Niet Directeur Stichting DEN DEN Foundation The Hague Netherlands Linda Colet President and Founder DaoPoint Digital Oakton VA USA Robert Miller Internet Archive Global Director of Books San Fransisco CA Günter Waibel Director Digitization Program Office Smithsonian Institution Washington DC USA Karim Boughida Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Content Management George Washington University Libraries Washington DC USA Moderator Leah Prescott Digital Projects Coordinator Washington Research Library Consortium Upper Marlboro MD USA Abstract This workshop presents a group of international experts reporting on their research on digitization and digital preservation costs During the program the presenters and the attendees will have an opportunity to evaluate recent research by George Washington University Libraries in the area of robotic arm scanning In 2009 the GWU Libraries received a US Institute of Museum and Library Services IMLS grant Cultural Imaginings the creation of the Arab World in the Western Mind This collaboration between GWU s Gelman Library and Georgetown University s Lauinger Library set out to evaluate automatic book scanning methodology by digitizing

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/cultural-imaginings/posts/international-workshop (2016-02-13)
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  • Coverage of the Project Launch | GW Libraries
    Facebook Gelman Eckles Virginia Ask A Librarian My Library Account enter your search terms ArticlesPlus Catalog Journals Reference Site Research RESEARCH Find Books Media Journals Tutorial Subject Databases Tutorial ArticlesPlus Tutorial Classic Catalog Research Guides Subjects Art Psychology More Topics Industry Grants More Tools RefWorks Citation Styles More How Do I Tutorials Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours Coverage of the Project Launch The project launch was a great success with over fifty attendees keynote remarks by Georgetown University Provost

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/cultural-imaginings/posts/coverage-project-launch (2016-02-13)
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  • Project Launch Press Release, December 1, 2009 | GW Libraries
    Gelman Library along with Georgetown s Joseph Mark Lauinger Library will digitize more than 2 500 books and items from special collections from both universities We are very pleased to undertake the Cultural Imaginings project at The George Washington University s Gelman Library in conjunction with our colleagues at Georgetown University and with the support of the Institute for Museum and Library Services said Jack Siggins GW University Librarian It will allow us to evaluate innovative cutting edge digitization technology while at the same time digitizing and preserving rare and valuable collections The Cultural Imaginings project launched today at an event at GW s Gelman Library will systematically evaluate the costs associated with automated digitization systems and produce findings on productivity as well as updated and detailed price quotes for digitization that include scanning post processing integration of metadata and Optical Character Recognition OCR Scanned images and text will be run through OCR converting typed and printed characters to digital text Simultaneously the project will showcase Gelman Library s Special Collections and create a center of excellence at Gelman for digitization particularly for rare book and other archival collections The two year IMLS grant provides Gelman Library with funds to purchase staff and operate the digitization systems and manage the Cultural Imaginings project The total cost of the project is approximately 1 6 million The project will focus on digitizing and highlighting holdings from Middle Eastern collections at The George Washington and Georgetown Universities including monographic volumes and a number of bound manuscripts documenting the Middle East and North Africa from ca 1450 through the early 20th Century Works will be chosen from GW s Middle Eastern Institute Rare Book Collection I Edward Kiev Judaica Collection and Andrew Oliver Archaeology Collection as well as Georgetown University s Department of Special Collections These works depict Western conceptions of and reflections on Arabic and Islamic cultures lands and practices as well as Arabic and Islamic commentary and conceptions of life in the West All content digitized will be freely available for public viewing Out of sight out of mind they say said James O Donnell Georgetown University Provost For too many of us too much of the cultural heritage of the globe is out of sight and we know it poorly Projects like this make knowledge make culture visible and give us the chance to make a better job of our common humanity The digitization systems include the KABIS III and Skyview systems by Kirtas Technologies among the most sophisticated commercial book scanning systems available Scanning 3 000 pages per hour the KABIS III contains two 21 1 megapixel cameras that generate high quality images and allow the scanner to scan both the left and right pages at the same time The KABIS III also features a Robotic Digitization System a robotic arm that uses an adjustable vacuum system to gently turn rare and fragile pages The robotic arm is more gentle than a human hand and automatically flattens the scanned pages

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/cultural-imaginings/posts/project-launch-press-release-december-1-2009 (2016-02-13)
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  • Kirtas Training, November 17th, 2009 | GW Libraries
    Gelman Library on Twitter follow Gelman Library in Facebook Gelman Eckles Virginia Ask A Librarian My Library Account enter your search terms ArticlesPlus Catalog Journals Reference Site Research RESEARCH Find Books Media Journals Tutorial Subject Databases Tutorial ArticlesPlus Tutorial Classic Catalog Research Guides Subjects Art Psychology More Topics Industry Grants More Tools RefWorks Citation Styles More How Do I Tutorials Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours Kirtas Training November 17th 2009 Joined by three staff members from Georgetown University we

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/cultural-imaginings/posts/kirtas-training-november-17th-2009 (2016-02-13)
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  • Past Exhibits | GW Libraries
    collection of research materials by and about Churchill the new Center will spark renewed interest in one of the greatest statesmen of our time and help to ensure that Churchill s lessons of leadership vision and courage are preserved for current and future generations The exhibit provides an overview of the planned spaces and collection scope and includes items donated to the Library by Beth Ruoff David Salter that complement the Center s planned scholarly collection and offer a light hearted tribute to Churchill s legacy Gelman Library 1st floor through March 2015 2013 Jewish Cookbooks from the I Edward Kiev Collection The I Edward Kiev Collection benefited this year from the donation of 100 Jewish cookbooks from author and lecturer Sheilah Kaufman of Potomac Maryland The cookbooks deal with a wide range of regional kosher cuisines including Algerian Bukharan Sephardic East European Ashkenazic Hungarian Iraqi Mediterranean Middle Eastern and Israeli dishes Also treated are kosher varieties of other national cuisines including Chinese French Italian American as well as Cajun and other exotic cuisines from around the world The donated cookbooks are a most tasteful complement to the Kiev Collection s expanding holdings in the field of Jewish material culture Gelman Library 2nd floor Conference Room through March 2014 Six Degrees of Richard Gibson Literary contrarian and cold warrior Richard T Gibson 1931 is an American expatriate journalist international correspondent and author based in London He is the author of African Liberation Movements 1972 which describes movements against white minority rule across Africa including South Africa Rhodesia Zimbabwe Angola and Mozambique He worked as a reporter for the Philadelphia Afro American the Christian Science Monitor Agence France Presse CBS Revolution Africaine Negro Press International and Tuesday Publications Inc He was a member of the black expatriate literary community in Paris in the late 1950s and was a founder of the Fair Play for Cuba Committee in the 1960s Gelman Library 7th floor hallway through October 2013 2012 Promise and Progress The Black Experience in Foggy Bottom and at GW The University s history and that of the surrounding Foggy Bottom neighborhood is intertwined with the growth of the city s African American population Promise and Progress explores locations events and individuals on campus and in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood that played significant roles in African American history Gelman Library 2nd floor Conference Room through April 2012 2011 Ben s Chili Bowl The Making of a Washington Landmark Celebrating the gift of the Ben s Chili Bowl Collection to Gelman s Special Collections Research Center this exhibit traces the local institution s history neighborhood impact and its community wide influence Gelman Library 7th floor hallway through February 2012 Then and Now Celebrating the National Education Association Archive In celebration of the opening of the NEA Archive in Gelman Library s Special Collections Research Center Exhibited in the Labor History History Research Center 7th floor through August 2011 Begun in War Built in Peace The US Kuwaiti Strategic Partnership A remembrance commemorating

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/exhibits/events-and-exhibits/past-exhibits (2016-02-13)
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  • New Art Databases: AP Images and Material ConneXion | GW Libraries
    ArticlesPlus Tutorial Classic Catalog Research Guides Subjects Art Psychology More Topics Industry Grants More Tools RefWorks Citation Styles More How Do I Tutorials Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours New E Resource Entries New Art Databases AP Images and Material ConneXion Posted November 10 2014 Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy Posted October 23 2014 New Art Databases AP Images and Material ConneXion We have recently added two new art databases AP Images and Material ConneXion AP Images A photographic

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/new-eresources/posts/new-art-databases-ap-images-and-material-connexion (2016-02-13)
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