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The Vietnam Project Archive, An Exciting New MATRIX Project, Receives NEH Funding

18 May on Announcements, Digitization, Grants, Project Highlights

The Vietnam Project Archive- a joint collaboration between MATRIX, Michigan State University (MSU) Department of History, and MSU University Archives & Historical Collections- has received $264,998 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Vietnam Project Archive is […]

Alex Galarza Awarded IIE Award

26 March on Announcements, Grants

MATRIX is pleased to announce that Cultural Heritage Informatics Fellow Alex Galarza has won a Fulbright IIE Award for 2012-2013. Alex is a doctoral student in the Department of History whose research examines soccer clubs in mid-twentieth century Argentina. The […]

Matrix and the University of Kentucky Libraries Partnership Awarded NEH Grant for Oral History System Development

28 September on Announcements, Grants, Oral History

Matrix and the University of Kentucky Libraries’ Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History were recently awarded a National Leadership Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for ongoing development of the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS). The […]

MATRIX and The University of Michigan School of Information @ AERI: Helping Develop Education for Archivists

26 July on Announcements, Grants, Multimedia & Digital Archives

How do you preserve information of continuing value and make it available for anyone who might want to use it? Those are the challenges faced by archivists, and teaching students the craft and science of archiving is a tricky business. […]

Quilt Index Surveying International Collections

21 March on Cultural Heritage Informatics, Grants, Quilts

The Quilt Index launched a survey today to gather descriptions of quilt collections across the globe. The survey is part of a collaborative planning process to expand the Index, funded by the U.S. Institute for Museum and Library Services. The […]

Quilt Index Gets Grant to Plan a Global Future

29 September on Grants, Project Highlights, Quilts

  ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA and EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN -September 27, 2010. The Quilt Index, an online archive of more than 50,000 documented quilts, plans to begin adding quilts from outside the United States to its robust database.  To design a […]

MATRIX and MSU Department of History Partner in The Gambia

12 August on Africa, Cultural Informatics, Digitization, Grants, Multimedia & Digital Archives

In conjunction with the Department of History at Michigan State University, MATRIX conducted a three-day training workshop and nearly one week post-workshop consulting at the National Records Service in Banjul, The Gambia.  Professor Walter Hawthorne, Chair of the Department of History; Scott Pennington, Head […]


04 August on Announcements, Grants, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Quilts

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the primary source of federal support for the nation’s museums and libraries, announces that 13 institutions are receiving National Leadership Collaborative Planning Grants (NLG) totaling $763,715. Grantees will contribute $491,995 in matching […]

MATRIX to work with MSU Department of History in The Gambia

28 May on Africa, Announcements, Digitization, Grants

Partnering with the Department of History at Michigan State University, MATRIX will be consulting at the archives of the Department of State for Justice in Banjul, The Gambia later this summer.  Professor Walter Hawthorne from MSU History, Scott Pennington, head of digitization […]

“Digging into Data Challenge” grant awarded to MATRIX

08 December on Announcements, Grants

A team of researchers at Michigan State University will pursue advanced computational techniques to explore humanities themes related to the authorship of large collections of cultural heritage materials, namely 15th century manuscripts, 17th and 18th century maps, and 19th and […]