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The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) 2017 Conference in The Vatican is intended for a wide range of participants and interested parties, including digital image repository managers, content curators, software developers, scholars, and administrators at libraries, museums, cultural heritage institutions, software firms, and other organizations working with digital images and audio/visual materials. The conference will consist of two events with separate registration:

All proceedings will be in English. Registration info and more: http://iiif.io/event/2017/vatican/ 
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Thursday, June 8 • 9:00am - 9:30am
PRESENTATION: EAD + METS = IIIF: Representing Digitized and Non-Digitized Archival Content for the Getty Research Institute's Digital Archival Navigation Application Prototype (Room 3) FULL

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In an effort to provide users with a new way to browse and explore archival collections, the Getty Research Institute is building a prototype for a Digital Archival Navigation Application (DANA) that utilizes IIIF.  However, because the majority of our collections are only partially digitized, and because of the idiosyncratic way that our digital items are created and deposited into our preservation system, creating IIIF presentation documents has proved to be a worthy challenge.  After much discussion, we arrived at a solution for the prototype that involved merging metadata from EAD (in ArchivesSpace) and METS (in Rosetta) to generate IIIF collection and manifest documents representing the Harald Szeemann papers.  This complex solution, which already makes heavy use of IIIF ranges, also opens up the possibility of allowing users to split existing digital objects, which are sometimes comprised of thousands of images, into more granular objects by allowing them to create additional ranges within DANA.  This presentation will provide a detailed look at both the problem and the solution and invite feedback from the community.


Thursday June 8, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum - Room 3 Via Paolo VI, 25 - 00193 Roma

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