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Reassembling the Wall Paintings of Thera

Imagine trying to assemble a jigsaw puzzle without knowing the number of pieces or even what the final image might look like. The archaeological site of Akrotiri on the small, volcanic island of Thera...

The Google Book Scanning Project

The Princeton University Library is one of nearly 30 partners in the Google Book Scanning Project, an effort to integrate major library collections. Google expects that the project will connect researchers with key scholarly works...

Collaboration Tools at Princeton

OIT’s recent Strategic Planning effort identified the need for a “data lifeline,” a comprehensive way to store digital information, ways to search and archive the data, and policies to control data retention and disposal....

Beyond Words: Environmental History, Digitization, and GIS

Emmanuel Kreike, Associate Professor of History at Princeton, combines models and methodologies from the humanities and social sciences with approaches from environmental science and forestry to analyze how ecological, political, social, cultural, and economic processes...

Digitizing the Universe From Your Backyard

Says Robert Vanderbei, chair of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton, the modern digital world is making it possible, and almost easy, for amateurs to take astrophotos in their own backyards that are as...

Video on Demand at Princeton

For the past six years, OIT’s Language Resource Center has offered a Video on Demand service that permits faculty to integrate film into their teaching. The service permits faculty to submit requests for full...

Digitization at Princeton

The digitization of text, images, and music has become an integral part of research and teaching at Princeton. Services to support these efforts continue to be developed to respond to an ever increasing need to...

U. of California Will Provide Up to 3,000 Books a Day for Google to Scan

By SCOTT CARLSON A mere two months after the University of California begins its book-digitization project with Google, the university will provide the search company with as many as 3,000 books a day for scanning....

Google Wages Fresh Campaign Against Critics of Project to Digitize Library Books

By ANDREA L. FOSTER The battle between publishers and Google over the Internet-search company's project to digitize library books has heated up with an announcement this month by Google that it was starting a campaign...

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