11.0618 AMICO University Testbed Participants Announced

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Tue, 3 Mar 1998 15:17:50 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 618.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Tue, 3 Mar 1998 09:03:36 -0500 (EST)
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: AMICO University Testbed Participants Announced

>> From: "J. Trant" <jtrant@archimuse.com>

***** AMICO University Testbed Participants Announced *****

Art Museum Image Consortium is pleased to announce the results of its Call
for Participation in the University Testbed Project. A select group of
universities will be the first to receive the AMICO Library of multimedia
documentation of museum collections in the 1998/1999 academic year.
Together the AMICO University Testbed Participants and AMICO members will
explore issues related to the licensing and delivery of multimedia museum
documentation to higher education.

University Testbed Project Participants
1998/1999 Academic Year

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
California State Universities, CA, USA
San Jose State, San Jose, CA
Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Harvard University, Boston, MA , USA
Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN, USA and
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, USA
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario,
University of Toronto at Scarborough, Scarborough,Ontario
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA

The AMICO Library will be available under license to all higher educational
institutions in the 1999/2000 academic year. Access to the AMICO Library
during the University Testbed Project is being provided by the Research
Libraries Group (RLG), Mountain View, CA, USA. RLG will offer access to
universities under subscription beginning in the 1999/2000 academic year.

AMICO is in discussions with the California Digital Library initiative and
the OhioLINK Consortium to act as distributors to their higher education
constituencies beginning with the 1999/2000 academic year. A number of
other distributors will serve Public Libraries and Kindergarten through
Grade 12 Educational Institutions beginning in 1999/2000.

AMICO is a not-for-profit consortium of institutions with collections of
art, who have come together to improve educational access to the
documentation of objects in their care. Further information about joining
AMICO, and details of its license terms and programs, is available at the
Consortium's web site http://www.amico.net or contact Jennifer Trant
<jtrant@archimuse.com> or David Bearman <dbear@archimuse.com> AMICO's
Management Consultants.

J. Trant jtrant@archimuse.com
Partner and Principal Consultant www.archimuse.com
Archives & Museum Informatics
5501 Walnut St., Suite 203 ph. + 1-412-683-9775
Pittsburgh, PA USA 15232 fax + 1-412-683-7366

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