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Episode 64 of Africa Past & Present is Now Available

04 June on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Podcast, Project Highlights

A new episode of Africa Past & Present was released on June 1. This episode features Dr. Peter Limb of Michigan State University (MSU) as he discusses the life and writings of Dr. Alfred Bitini Xuma. An important figure in […]

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 […]

The Quilt Index Goes International With the Addition of Quilt Records From the Royal Alberta Museum

16 May on Announcements, Digitization, Project Highlights, Quilts, Uncategorized

 MATRIX is pleased to announce that The Quilt Index, one of our primary collaborations, has succeeded in becoming one of the first international online quilt and quilt ephemera repositories with their recent posting of historic quilts from the Royal Alberta […]

GradHacker Joins Inside Higher Ed

02 December on Announcements, Cultural Heritage Informatics, Project Highlights

MATRIX is very happy to announce that GradHacker (www.gradhacker.org) will be appearing on Inside Higher Ed.  Edited by MSU grad students Alex Galarza (PhD Candidate in the Department of History and Cultural Heritage Informatics Graduate Fellow) and Katy Meyers (PhD […]

Everyday Islam in Kumasi Website Launched

04 May on Africa, Project Highlights, Uncategorized

MATRIX is pleased to announce the launch of a new website, Everyday Islam in Kumasi: Devout Lay Men and Women in Daily Life. This growing collection of video interviews and photographs features the voices of Muslim men and women who […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]