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Thursday, November 3, 2011
On November 3, 2011, the University of Athens gained access to the Institute's Visual History Archive.  As part of the launch, the University hosted a workshop led by Andrea Szőnyi, the Institute's Regional Consultant in Hungary, who gave a presentation on the history of the Institute and the scope of its regional activities; and Verena Nagel, Project Manager of the Multimedia Archive at Freie Universität Berlin's Center for Digital Systems.  The workshop continued on November 4 with hands-on training on the use of the archive.Album posted on:  November 9, 2011
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Forty-nine universities and museums around the world now have full access to the Visual History Archive. The Visual History Archive's 52,000 testimonies will be available to members of the University of Vienna - faculty and students - for the purposes of teaching, studying and research.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Drexel University is now the 45th site in the world to have full access to USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Iberoamericana University in Mexico City is the first university in Latin America to gain full access to the Visual History Archive.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Cornell marked the launch Wed., Nov. 3 with a public lecture by New Yorker columnist and Rwandan Genocide expert Philip Gourevitch.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest is now the second Visual History Archive access site in Hungary and the 45th in the world.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The Malach Center for Visual History at Charles University in Prague marked its fifth year as a full access site of the Visual History Archive with a conference that brought together local dignitaries, scholars, and students.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Doug Ballman, manager of external relations of the online archive at USC Shoah Foundation, paid a visit to North Carolina’s three Visual History Archive access sites earlier this month to receive feedback from librarians and give public presentations about the archive.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Dartmouth College is the latest university to gain full access to USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Friday, June 7, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation has granted the Istituto Centrale per i beni sonori ed audiovisivi headquarters in Rome full remote access to its Visual History Archive. The partnership establishes the 43rd access site for the Shoah Foundation around the globe—and the first in Italy.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation has established four “mirror sites” for the Visual History Archive, guaranteeing that a fully-functional Visual History Archive will exist in perpetuity outside its home at the University of Southern California.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation’s latest quarterly stats update shows remarkable gains in its testimony access and academic and educational outreach over the past year.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Salzburg University will provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive containing almost 52,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, recorded in 56 countries and in 32 languages.This is the first site in Austria to have access to the entire Visual History Archive, and it is linked to Freie University in Berlin which also has access to the archive in its entirety.  Local Salzburg historian and former survivor interviewer, Albert Lichtblau, was instrumental in arranging access at Salzburg University.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Special event to be hosted at Annenberg center.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, has become the first site in Canada with access to the Institute's Visual History Archive (press release).  The University hosted an event on November 3 to celebrate the launch of the archive; Branko Lustig, an Oscar-winning film producer and Holocaust survivor whose life story is preserved in the archive, spoke at the event.Album posted on:  November 7, 2011 
Wednesday, October 10, 2001
The National Science Foundation awarded the Shoah Foundation a grant of $7.5 million distributed over five years, to develop speech-recognition software for cataloging more than 116,000 hours of videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors and eyewitnesses, whose multilingual aspect poses special research challenges. As cataloging the testimonies is time-consuming and costly, particularly when it involves interviews in other languages, the NSF grant will support the development of a computer system that should be able to review the tapes and recognize important words and phrases.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Students and educators have multiple opportunities to learn about USC Shoah Foundation and explore the Visual History Archive at Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest over the next few weeks.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The conference was hosted by AUP’s George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
For the sixth time, the Freie Universität Berlin will offer a free summer course for international and visiting scholars about USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. This summer, the topic of the course is memories of the Nazis’ forced laborers.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Director Wolf Gruner will give a workshop on how to use the Visual History Archive at Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies on Wednesday, September 13 at 4 p.m.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Attendees of Central European University’s Future of Holocaust Memorialization: Confronting Racism, Antisemitism and Homophobia through Memory Work conference this week had two opportunities to learn about the Visual History Archive from a USC Shoah Foundation teaching fellow and staff.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Northwestern University Library has just become the first institution in Illinois to offer complete access to the nearly 52,000 videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses contained in the USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The University of Toronto now has access to the Visual History Archive. Over 2,800 testimonies are from survivors living in Toronto and other parts of Canada.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Deborah Margolis has provided Visual History Archive workshops to about 60 faculty members and graduate students at least as many undergraduates at Michigan State.
Monday, April 4, 2016
The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University are each hosting presentations about USC Shoah Foundation, the Visual History Archive and its possibilities for research this week.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Budapest’s Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) offered its first-ever sign language seminar for hearing-impaired patrons on USC Shoah Foundation and the Visual History Archive on Oct. 6 at the university’s Central Library.
Monday, February 27, 2017
The American University of Paris will host a workshop October 26-27, 2017, dedicated to sharing scholars’ experiences conducting research in the Visual History Archive. Applications are due May 9, 2017.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Malach Visual History Center to provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive.

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