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17 June on Announcements

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MATRIX attends Google I/O 2009

15 June on Announcements, Conferences, New Web Technologies

Matthew Geimer, CTO at MATRIX, attended Google I/O 2009 at the Moscone Center in San Fransisco, CA.  The conference focused on many aspects of new technologies involving web development, as well as mobile application developlment and the Google APIs and […]

New African Language Materials Archive Launched

18 May on Africa, Announcements

In April, the African Language Materials Archive (ALMA) launched a new website.  The ALMA site, hosted by MATRIX, contains African language video recordings, documentary video, translation work, and bibliographies.  African Immigrant Voices Project, one of several AMLA treasures available through […]

KORA 1.1.0 update released

09 April on Announcements, Project Highlights

Updates for the KORA 1.1.0 content management system have been released. This update adds several new features including a new API to retrieve information from the system as well as new features and bug fixes for existing data controls. From […]

H-Net Preservation Project Poster Featured at Second DigCCurr Symposium

30 March on Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives

At the second digital curation curriculum symposium of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina (April 1-3), Lisa M. Schmidt, MATRIX’s electronic records archivist, will be presenting the poster “Preserving Electronic Mailing Lists: The […]

MATRIX Receives Grant to Develop Serious Game on Ancient Egyptian History

10 March on Announcements, Serious Games

MATRIX is pleased to announce that it has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Startup Grant for the Red Land/Black Land: Teaching Ancient Egyptian History Through Game Based Learning project. Led by MATRIX Assistant Professor Ethan Watrall, the […]

John Snow website updated to use KORA

26 February on Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Project Highlights

The John Snow Archive and Research Companion has been updated from its original XHTML format to use KORA. Our content manager, Peter Vinten-Johansen, can now ingest and deliver digital texts, images, and their corresponding metadata through KORA. All items within […]

Article on H-Net preservation published as Society of American Archivists Campus Case Study

20 February on Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives

The article “Preserving the H-Net Academic Electronic Mail Lists” by MATRIX’s Electronic Records Archivist Lisa M. Schmidt has been published online as a Society of American Archivists Campus Case Study. To view this article visit http://www.archivists.org/publications/epubs/CampusCaseStudies/casestudies/Case11-Schmidt.pdf. This article is part […]

New African Activist Archive website launched

09 February on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Project Highlights

MATRIX and the MSU African Studies Center have launched the redesigned and expanded African Activist Archive website. The more than 1300 photographs, posters, historical documents, political buttons, T-shirts, and streaming audio and video are a strong beginning at documenting the […]

Matrix Faculty Member Publishes New Book on User-Centered Web Design

12 January on Announcements, User Experience Design

After a year in development, Ethan Watrall has published his latest book, Head First Web Design.  Published by acclaimed technology publisher O’Reilly Media and co-authored by Jeff Siarto (http://www.jeffsiarto.com), Head First Web Design is the latest book in the award […]