Indiana University

IU Libraries receives $1.2 million grant to develop ability to search digitized files

Indiana University has received a $1.2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in conjunction with New York Public Library, University of Texas at Austin and information management consultant AVP in order to develop a scalable Audiovisual Metadata Platform, known as AMP, to generate searchable time-stamped descriptions for audiovisual content.  

Read more at the Indiana University website.

Indiana Libraries teaming with WGBH and AVP to Configure Avalon for American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Under a grant from the Andrew A. Mellon Foundation, Indiana University is partnering with AVP and WGBH Educational Foundation on behalf of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting to configure Avalon Media System to ingest, manage and provide access to 70+ years of digititized public broadcasting content.

 

Indiana University Goes Live with the Avalon Media System

The Avalon Media System is now in production at Indiana University. With this achievement, the development team members, based at both Indiana University and Northwestern University, are celebrating the successful implementation of Avalon at both project partner institutions. At Indiana University, Avalon is presented as Media Collections Online, integrating the signature Indiana Univeristy colors and branding bars.

Open Access Publishing and Media at Indiana University

IU Digital Library Brown Bag Talk

 

Project Director Jon Dunn and Product Owner Mark Notess gave a talk and demo of the Avalon Media System on March 27, 2013, as part of the Indiana University Digital Library Brown Bag series. We had 20 people attending in person and 27 remote attendees. To tempt you into watching the recording, here are some (admittedly poor) photos of yesterday's presentation. I can guarantee that the quality of the recording is much better!