USC Shoah Foundation’s technology department has completed a project to create HTML5 files of all Visual History Archive testimonies in order to solve some of users’ most common issues when accessing the archive.
its, technology, anita pace / Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Some of the brightest college students in applied mathematics are working with the USC Shoah Foundation this summer for the annual Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) program at the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM).
ipam, rips, mathematics, its / Friday, July 18, 2014
In an effort to safeguard a narrative that began with the 1994 creation of the USC Shoah Foundation, Information Technology Services (ITS) has launched the process of digitizing the USC Shoah Foundation Institutional Audio-Visual Records.
its, preservation / Monday, September 29, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation, Aegis Trust Rwanda and the Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (NIOD) conducted a feasibility study this month to determine how case files from trials of genocide perpetrators could be digitized and preserved.
gacaca, rwanda, aegis, kigali genocide memorial, its, archive / Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Thursday is #AskAnArchivist Day. Tweet @USCShoahFdn to ask USC Shoah Foundation's Sandra Aguilar and Daryn Eller about their work as archivists.
visual history archive, its / Wednesday, October 29, 2014
In partnership with Charles University in Prague, ITS has developed software that enables Czech users to search the Visual History Archive in their own language.
its, visual history archive, Czech Republic, czech / Wednesday, November 26, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation CTO Sam Gustman is the keynote speaker at Tuesday’s Metadata Madness conference in Los Angeles, which will convene data experts from across the entertainment and technology industries to discuss the latest developments in metadata and distribution.
Sam Gustman, its, conference, visual history archive / Monday, March 16, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation recently hosted a group of staff from Aegis Trust in Kigali, Rwanda, who came to participate in an onsite training on various aspects of archiving audiovisual testimonies.
aegis, genocide archive rwanda, rwanda, its, visual history archive / Wednesday, April 1, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation ITS staff will join thousands of librarians and archivists at the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) Conference & Exhibition this weekend in San Francisco.
ala, its, doug ballman, visual history archive, conference / Thursday, June 25, 2015
It’s that time of year again: four talented college students are diving into the math and technology behind the Visual History Archive as part of the annual Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) program at the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM).
rips, its, ucla, mathematics, visual history archive / Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Librarians from colleges, cities and prisons were among the steady stream of ALA conference attendees who visited USC Shoah Foundation's first table at the ALA Conference expo hall June 26-29.
its, ala, conference, visual history archive, doug ballman, sandra aguilar / Wednesday, July 8, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation’s ITS department is one month into a yearlong project that will ultimately change the way universities access the Visual History Archive.
its, visual history archive, access, access site, internet access, Sam Gustman, kaltura / Thursday, July 16, 2015
The four undergraduates working with USC Shoah Foundation during the summer Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) program at UCLA presented their new method for achieving more relevant search results in the Visual History Archive to staff on Wednesday.
rips, mathematics, its, Sam Gustman, ucla, spam, visual history archive / Friday, August 21, 2015
Thurs., Oct. 1 is your chance to interact live on Twitter with USC Shoah Foundation archivists Sandra Aguilar and Daryn Eller.
#askanarchivist, Ask an Archivist Day, sandra aguilar, daryn eller, its / Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The first story in the "Meet the Departments" series describes the process by which ITS staff incorporate each new testimony into the Visual History Archive.
its, anita pace, Sam Gustman / Thursday, November 12, 2015
The latest, most significant update to the Visual History Archive’s indexing software since 2008 addresses the growing need for a way to index testimonies with more than one survivor.
indexing, visual history archive, its / Tuesday, January 19, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation’s ability to capture and preserve important information about each testimony has gotten a critical update.
its, visual history archive / Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The work includes hardware and software updates to systems that have been in use in the Shoah Foundation digitization, archive and storage process for testimony ingest for over nine years.
its, visual history archive, kaltura / Monday, June 20, 2016
Four undergraduate students from around the world are hard at work developing new search capabilities for the Visual History Archive as part of the annual Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) program hosted by the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM).
rips, its / Wednesday, July 12, 2017