News & Publications

2014, November 05 : Collection of Musical Instruments Website Launch

The Yale Collection of Musical Instruments has launched a new web site that makes use of YDC2's Content Platform to search for and deliver metadata and multimedia of instruments in their collection.

2014, February 26 : YDC2, Computer Science & YCBA Partner on Pope Bust Scanning Project

The Yale Digital Collections Center (YDC2) Imaging Lab and the Department of Computer Science (CS) have recently participated on a digitization project at the Yale Center for British Art (YCBA). Four busts sculpted by Louis-François Roubiliac portraying Alexander Pope were selected as candidates for 3D laser scanning. These busts, from international institutions, were digitally acquired via triangulation laser scanner during the installation of the new exhibit, Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac, and the Portrait Bust in Eighteenth-Century Britain.

2013, November 27 : YDC2 Hosts Successful Cultural Heritage Research and Linked Open Data Forum

On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013, the Yale Digital Collections Center (YDC2) hosted a forum on Cultural Heritage Research and Linked Open Data. Two guest speakers addressed the evolution of practice around linked open data in the cultural heritage research community. Dr. Kenneth Hamma discussed the limitations of traditional online research environments, offering several examples of the opportunities linked open data offers in cultural heritage research and discovery. Dr.

2013, November 25 : YDC2 Presents at the Digital Library Federation 2013 Forum

Members of the Yale Digital Collections Center and the Stanford University Library offered a joint presentation at the Digital Library Federation 2013 Forum to showcase Mirador, a tool for comparative viewing of high resolution images.

YDC Forum

2012, February 24 : Metadata Demystified @ February YDC Forum
Regardless of your background, there was a little something for everyone at last week’s YDC Forum. We started off the morning with an absorbing talk on The Anatomy of Metadata, presented by Youn Noh...
2012, February 10 : Invitation to February YDC Forum
You are cordially invited to the next Yale Digital Commons Forum titled “Metadata Demystified”. Whether you’re a professional cataloger, a designer or a communications professional...
2011, November 01 : A/V at Yale Poll Results
Thank you to everyone who participated in the A/V at Yale Poll. In total, 44 people took the poll, some of whom contributed additional questions. Post a comment with your thoughts and observations...
2011, October 13 : A/V at Yale Poll
At the YDC Forum we opened the conversation to the community who offered their own questions about A/V at Yale. We want to know which questions you’d like answered, so help set priorities by...
2011, October 12 : A/V at Yale Presentations and Discussion @ October YDC Forum
We heard some great presentations at last week’s YDC forum. The forum kicked off with Michael Appleby from ODAI demonstrating the latest developments in Yale’s media management environment. He walked...