The Yale Digital Collections Center (YDC2) is seeking a dynamic Senior Software Engineer to develop applications in support of digital cultural heritage collections. The engineer will focus on extending the capabilities of YDC2's Digital Content Platform (http://ydc2.yale.edu/content-platform ), including
The Yale Digital Collections Center is pleased to announce important new capabilities planned for the YDC2 Content Platform for this fiscal year. YDC2 is extending the Content Platform to support Cultural Heritage Data Management, Linked Data, and Content Channel distribution to the ArtStor Digital Library.
YDC2's Content Delivery Service has added support for web-based pan and zoom viewing of high resolution images. This new feature allows users to zoom in on an area of an image and view it at its original resolution without the need to download large files. The Yale Center for British Art is the first YDC2 partner to make use of this new capability.
YDC2 director Meg Bellinger discusses the state-of-the-art scanning technologies available the Yale Digital Collections Center Imaging Lab at West Campus in this new video produced by the Yale University Office of Public Affairs and Communications.
On April 11, 2013, staff from YDC2, the Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Yale Center for British Art, the Yale Art Gallery and the department of Computer Science attended training on the ShapeGrabber 3D scanner housed at the YDC2 Imaging Lab.
YDC2's Media Request Tool makes it easy for the cultural heritage media management community at Yale to send large digital files to collaborators across the globe. The tool, developed by YDC2 and seamlessly integrated into Yale's Media Management environment, allows users to send images, audio, and video with their accompanying metadata to external participants. Read more about the Media Request Tool <
Michael Appleby, YDC2's Senior Developer delivered a presentation titled "Digitally Enabled Scholarship with Medieval Manuscripts" at the New Directions for Digital Scholarship conference on Digital Humanities held on March 1st, 2013 at the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University.
The Yale Digital Collection Center (YDC2) is delighted to announce that Carly Bogen has joined the office as project manager. Carly will manage a portfolio of projects involving the continuing development of the YDC2 Content Platform for cultural heritage and cultural heritage research projects. She will work closely with the Yale community to coordinate all aspects of the project lifecycle from initiation, to development, deployment, support and maintenance. Please join us in giving Carly a warm welcome to Yale.