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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 […]

IMLS AWARDS NATIONAL LEADERSHIP PLANNING GRANTS TO 13 INSTITUTIONS, TOTALING MORE THAN $750,000

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 […]

Africa Past and Present Podcast Featured at the American Historical Association

19 October on Africa, Multimedia & Digital Archives

Africa Past and Present, the podcast about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora, is featured on today’s AHA blog. Produced by Matrix and hosted by MSU faculty members Peter Alegi and Peter Limb, Africa Past and Present […]

Now Online: Africa Past and Present, Episode 31

15 September on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives

Africa Past and Present is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and produced by Matrix. In this 31st episode, part 2 (of 3) in a series on African Diasporas, hosts Peter Alegi and Peter Limb […]

“Africa Past and Present” Podcast Audience Grows

11 September on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Project Highlights

In August the MATRIX/History Department Africa Past and Present podcast, co-hosted by Peter Alegi and Peter Limb, set new records for unique visitors and for total number of visits in a single month. With four months left (and six more […]

MATRIX Attends NARA Great Lakes Region E-Forum

26 August on Announcements, Conferences, Multimedia & Digital Archives

On August 25, Lisa Schmidt, electronic records archivist at MATRIX, attended an e-forum presented by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Great Lakes Region and the State of Michigan at the Michigan Library and Historical Center in Lansing. Keynote […]

MATRIX Presents on H-Net E-Mail List Preservation at Annual SAA Meeting in Austin

26 August on Announcements, Conferences, Multimedia & Digital Archives

Lisa Schmidt, electronic records archivist at MATRIX, participated in the Society of American Archivists (SAA) annual meeting in Austin, Texas, August 12-15. As part of the standing room only session “Building Sustainable Preservation Environments for Born-Digital Records: Three Case Studies,” […]

Women in Science: New digital media archive

20 August on Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Project Highlights

The Women in Science website is a new digital media archive that uses KORA, MATRIX’s digital repository application, to deliver text access to the written works of several women scientists, including the works of the marquise Du Châtelet, and biographies […]

MATRIX Participates in Workshop on Managing Desktop Digital Records

21 July on Announcements, Conferences, Multimedia & Digital Archives

On July 17, Lisa Schmidt, electronic records archivist at MATRIX, attended “Managing the Digital University Desktop,” a Society of American Archivists (SAA) workshop held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center on the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing. […]

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 […]