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Podcasts From the CNI 2009 Fall Task Force Meeting

We've concluded this round of podcasts from CNI's Fall 2009 Task Force Meeting.

This series of recordings included interviews with or about (click on the name to go to the podcast):

Bernard Frischer, leading digital humanist, on 3D modelling in the humanities.

Tito Sierra, Associate Head for Digital Library Development at North Carolina State on new mobile library projects at NCSU.

Brett Bobley, CIO for the National Endowment for the Humanities, on using supercomputers in humanities research.

Paolo Mangiafico, Director of Digital Information Strategy for Duke University, on initiating a campus-wide digital information plan.

Marsha Semmel, Deputy Director for Museums and Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Institute of Museum and Library Services, summarizes opportunities and updates from the IMLS.

Memento, protocol-based time travel for the web, is explained by developers Herbert Van de Sompel, Robert Sanderson, and Michael Nelson.

The Open Annotation Project, also discussed by Van de Sompel, Sanderson, and Nelson, is making progress towards the establishment of an interoperable annotation environment for scholarly artifacts.

We are grateful for the participation of all interviewees and look forward to having more opportunities to share insights and information from people representing an equally diverse range of viewpoints in the future.

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This interview is provided courtesy of CNI and was recorded at their 2009 Fall Task Force Meeting.  The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is an organization dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of networked information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity.  You can learn more about CNI at their web site,

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