Digital Publication and the OSCI Toolkit (MCN Pro)

Join the MCN Information Technology SIG for our next MCNPro on October 11th at 2pm EST! The Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative has been an on-going program sponsored by the Getty Foundation for a decade. The IMA Lab has been a key partner in that program and as part of that, has designed and developed the OSCI Toolkit. The Toolkit is an open-source software project that has been used in the creation of scholarly as well as non-scholarly digital publications. IMA Lab will present a timeline of the initiative and a case study using the OSCI Toolkit, conduct a brief demonstration and instruction on the utilization of the OSCI toolkit, and facilitate conversation about the state of digital publishing. Presenters: Stuart Alter, Director of Technology Strategy, IMA Stuart leads the technology efforts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art which includes oversight of both the IMA Lab and the internal IT department. Stuart has been leading innovative technology initiatives in industry, government, and the cultural sector. He is committed to the application of technology in the advancement of visitor experience and interaction in museums and other cultural institutions. Illya Moskvin, Senior Software Developer Illya is a self-taught software developer with a background in art history and archaeology. He is interested in classification, digital publishing, and software longevity. Anne M. Young, Manager of Rights and Reproductions Young has been with the Indianapolis Museum of Art since 2010 where she heads the rights and reproductions department. Young was formerly the photographic archivist for The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University and worked for the Art Gallery of Ontario and George Eastman Museum. She received an M.A. in photographic preservation and collections management from Ryerson University and a B.A. in art history and studio art (photography) from Indiana University. Young is the current chair of the Rights and Reproductions Professional Practices committee of the Registrars Committee and the editor of the 2015 publication Rights & Reproductions: The Handbook for Cultural Institutions.