We look forward to seeing many of you in San Diego for our upcoming meeting. Full details follow and are on the web at http://tinyurl.com/crra-jan2011.
Portal development is a focal point for this meeting. Many milestones have been met and Eric will demonstrate new portal functionality including Web 2.0 features of VuFind, an EAD indexing and display tool, and text mining techniques to facilitate discovery and creation of new knowledge.
For those of you unable to join us on-site, please join via the live webcast. You may virtually join the meeting at any time, simply by clicking on this link: http://connectpro87278527.adobeconnect.com/crra/.
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This message outlines an upcoming event tentatively called the Notre Dame/CRRA Forum on Digital Humanities:
Who: Anybody and everybody across the University
What: A set of presentations and workshops on
When: Thursday afternoon (February 24) and Friday
morning (February 25)
Where: (probably) Geddes Hall
Why: Because it is about more than find and
access, it is also about use and
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VUFind is the technical backbone of the “Catholic Portal”, and this posting documents my experiences at the VuFind 2.0 Conference held at the Villanova Conference Center on September 15 & 16, 2010. In short, it provided an opportunity for the community to share successes, challenges, and visions for the future.
An inaugural VUFind “Midwest” User’s Group Meeting was held Friday, September 3, and this posting outlines my perceptions of what happened there.
The “Catholic Portal” uses VUFind as its “discovery interface” and sometimes I feel starved for people with whom to discuss issues surrounding the application. I then got wind of VUFind’s use at Western Michigan University (WMU) as well as the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (U of M). Since WMU is half way between me and U of M I thought a “user’s group meeting” may be in order. A few calls were made, a few postings to a couple of mailing lists were written, and the meeting came to fruition.
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