Building a Vision

The fellowship this year has been very eventful and a lot of fun. So far, I worked with James and Kyeesha to come up with a vision document for incorporating virtual reality (VR) into the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Though I believe none of us are experts in the...

Zach Francis – Returning CHI Fellow

Hello World, again. My name is Zach Francis and I am lucky enough to be returning for another year in the CHI fellowship. This will be my second year in the fellowship and my third year in the Anthropology PhD program. I was also offered a graduate assistant position...

CHIMIRA Launch Post

            CHIMIRA is a metadata schema created for the management and description of cultural heritage assets within an archaeological purview. This metadata schema was incorporated into a digital repository for MSU collections. While the digital repository has been...

Data Fears

The metadata scheme for my digital repository is finished and entered into KORA. There is now officially a place to enter data from the MSU archaeological collections online, and I am ecstatic. There is, however, still the fear that what I built may have hidden...

The Journey through Metadata

Previously….                My previous update was written while in the middle of developing a metadata scheme for an anthropology department digital library. Most of this effort was directed...