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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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Friday, June 9 • 11:30am - 11:45am
LIGHTNING TALK: Ten Thousand Rooms and More - IIIF for Research Communities (Room 5) LIMITED

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For a couple years now, two research projects at Yale University in digital humanities have adopted IIIF in their efforts to manage their workflows, showcase the work, and enable collaboration among researchers. Ten Thousand Rooms is a community-oriented project for studying pre-modern Chinese literary texts, and Life of the Buddha is about presentation of annotated mural paintings from a monastry in Tibet.

Our software development is driven mainly by use cases of annotations which were rather unique in the early stages of the projects but now it seems more widely shared in the research community. While the system has many components in the background, the core user experience (UX) is built around Mirador.

We have met and solved quite a few interesting challenges in extending and embedding Mirador in our application, which we will showcase in the lightning talk and the demo session.


Speakers
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Seong-June Kim

Lead Software Engineer, Yale University


Friday June 9, 2017 11:30am - 11:45am
Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum - Room 5 Via Paolo VI, 25 - 00193 Roma

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