NYU TEAMS WITH SUN MICROSYSTEMS FOR DIGITAL LIBRARY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
New York University’s Division of Libraries and NYU Information Technology Services (ITS) have been named as a Center of Excellence by Sun Microsystems. They are joined in this relationship by Ex-Libris, a leading provider of library automation software.
On Thursday, April 10, from 5 to 7 p.m., NYU will celebrate this new Center and preview some of the innovative digital projects that are being made possible by this new venture. These projects include: the Afghanistan Digital Library (digitizing Afghanistan’s early print materials), the Database of Recorded American Music (online access to New World Records music), the Surgical Interactive Multimedia Modules (new approaches to medical education online), and the Wireless Arch (wireless access to the library catalog and digital content).
WHERE: NYU Center for Advanced Technology 719 Broadway, 12th floor, Manhattan WHO:
- Kim Jones, VP for Higher Education & Research, Sun
- Carl Grant, President of Ex-Libris
- Carol Mandel, Dean of the NYU Libraries
- Robert Berne, NYU Senior VP for Health
Media coverage is invited. To attend, call Barbara Jester at (212) 998-6844; or email email@example.com. Photo ID must be presented at the door.