• Fri, Mar 18, 2011 Chicago, IL

    Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the nation's oldest zoos housing 1200 animals representing 230 species.  The Zoo’s Conservation & Science Department is dedicated to improving animal management and wildlife conservation and works hard to keep the animals there happy and engaged.

  • Wed, Mar 16, 2011 San Francisco War Memorial Green Room

    JI's Dante Chinni delivered the Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) association annual meeting keynote, drawing from the Patchwork Nation framework to help NCG members see the differences, similarities, needs and perspectives of the various communities that make up America with new depth and understanding.  The Patchwork Nation project uses a blend of statistical analysis and expert storytelling to describe the economic, political an

  • Fri, Mar 11, 2011 Baltimore

    JI's Aaron Presnall presentes the VIDI data visualization toolkit at a signature initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The WebWise Conference annually brings together representatives of museums, libraries, archives, systems science, education, and other fields to explore the many opportunities made possible by digital technologies.

  • Wed, Mar 09, 2011 Scholars’ Lab SHANTI, UVA

    Got data, but not certain how it might be displayed digitally with its particular numeric, spatial and temporal attributes? JI 's Dante Chinni leads a workshop at the University of Virginia that offered an introduction to VIDI, a user-friendly suite of Drupal modules for displaying, graphing and mapping data, with illustrations from the Patchwork Nation project.

  • Wed, Mar 02, 2011

    Jefferson Institute Director Biljana Presnall signed today a contract with the National Archive of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo to support their efforts in digitizing their archive. 

    It is a new implementation of the ADA digital archive production software application, recently highlighted by the Knight Foundation as a unique total solution for medium sized archives.

    The project in Sarajevo will focus on a special collection of the interwar Sabor and includes a special on-line exhibition will be released in the autumn of 2011.