Recent News and Updates!
News and updates are listed in reverse chronological order.
June 2005 | April 2005 | March 2005
Oct 2004 | Sept 2004 | Aug
2004 | July 2004 | Mar 2004
| Feb 2004 | Jan 2004
Nov 2003 | Oct 2003 | Sept 2003 |
Aug 2003 | July 2003 | April 2003 |
- 9-05-04 Data verification began for the digitization of the David Edelberg LP Collection.
- 9-02-04 Last day of the summer digitization project for preservation of
the David Edelberg Handel LP Collection.
- 8-19-04 Web site interface design for the David Edelberg LP Collection began.
- 7-27-04 Digitization for Preservation of the David Edelberg Handel LP Collection began.
- 7-20-04 Procedures for digitizing the David Edelberg Handel LP Collection being reviewed.
- 7-13-04 The workflow management system to digitize the David Edelberg Handel LP Collection was finalized.
- 7-05-04 A rough draft of the workflow management system to digitize the
David Edelberg Handel LP Collection was proposed.
- 3-15-04 Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga was awarded the Canada Foundation for Innovation
(CFI) New Opportunities Fund, valued at $597,748. The title of the five-year
Distributed Digital Music Archives and Libraries.
- 3-02-04 Firewire Audiophile has arrived.
- 2-10-04 Firewire Audiophile ordered.
- 1-15-04 UVA/Cornell Fedora installed on Coltrane.
- 11-24-03 The 78 RPM Restoration Pre-Amplifier and has been set up. The
VPI Aries Turntable was tested.
- 10-23-03 The VPI Aries Turntable and the HW-17F Professional Record Cleaning
Machine have arrived.
- 10-12-03 Samsung Printer ML-1710 has been set up.
- 10-06-03 Tips for Installing Greenstone in Windows
- 10-05-03 Samsung Printer ML-1710 is purchased.
- 10-05-03 Project Renamed to McGill Audio Preservation Project.
- 10-03-03 SilverFast calibration has been applied to the Epson 1640xl Graphic Arts scanner.
- 9-29-03 Apple G4 has been reformatted and Mac OS X is installed on the
SCSI hard discs.
- 9-08-03 The Epson 1640xl Graphic Arts scanner has arrived for scanning
the album covers of 78rpm phonograph records.
- 9-03-03 Equipment has been moved into the lab.
- 8-19-03 Two large monitors are ordered so that scanned images can be closely inspected
during software development.
- 8-19-03 A large-format Epson 1640xl Graphic Arts scanner is ordered for
scanting the album covers of 78rpm phonograph records.
- 8-12-03 The latest version of Greenstone installed.
- 8-01-03 Richard M. Tomlinson Digital Library Innovation Awards, a total of CND $15,198, is awarded
on digitization of Edelberg Handel collection.
- 7-29-03 Metadata standards research begins.
- 2-07-03 The McGill Research Development Grant (2003), a total of CND $38,500, is awarded on
"Distributed Digital Music Library."