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Timeline

1997 - 1998 Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30)
1997
Date Events Organizational Tasks Operational and Technical Tasks
August
 
- Invitation to join issued
- Open dialog with GII re data enhancement
 
Sept.
22-23
AMICO Founding Meeting
Art Institute of Chicago
 
 
Oct. 10
 
- All Members checks & letters of commitment due to AAMD by 5:00 pm EDT
_ Representatives on Working Committees named
- Founding members provide 10 sample records (both text and image)
- Content for 1998 University Testbed Library described by period/place
Oct. 13
7:00-9:00 pm
Exec. Ctte mtg.
NYC, @ AAMD Trustees Mtg.
- Governance issues decided
 
Oct. 14 AAMD Trustees Mtg.
NYC
- AMICO established within AAMD Educational Foundation
- Joint press release announcing members
 
Oct. 15
3:00-6:00 pm
Users Committee Mtg.
St. Louis @ MCN
 
- Discuss University Testbed and Call for Participation
Oct. 18
8:30-10:30
Intellectual Property
Breakfast Forum @ MCN www.mcn.edu
Nancy Allen is AMICO rep.
 
 
Oct. 18
10:30-12:00
Session on AMICO
St. Louis, @ MCN
Max, Jennifer, David
 
 
Oct. 18
1:30-6:30
Technical Ctte. Mtg.
St. Louis @ MCN
 
- Begin analysis of members' data
- Discuss AMICO data, Distributor and Enhancer Requirements
Oct.
 
- Begin legal review of agreements
- Open discussion with artists/artists' rights societies
 
Oct.
 
- Open discussion with Distributors - Develop data distribution requirements
Oct.
 
 
- Develop data enhancement requirements
Oct. 26
9:00-12:30
Elk Lake Room
Users Committee Meeting
Minneapolis @ CNI
 
- Introduce Testbed to potential participants
Oct. 27 Session on AMICO
Minneapolis @ CNI
www.cni.org
Jennifer, David
 
 
Nov.
 
- Meetings with Foundations
- Proposals to Federal funding sources
- Meetings with potential Distributors
- Meetings regarding Data Enhancement
Nov.
 
- Announce Test-bed - Refine Test-bed Objectives
Nov.
 
- Arrangements with Vocabulary and Authority providers - Final Data requirements
- Final data enhancement specification
Dec.
 
- Contract Distributor[s] - Final distributor specification
Dec.
 
- Solicit distributor product definitions - Begin test of output requirements
Dec.
 
- Acquire/contract AMICO catalog server - System procurement and implementation

1998

Date

Events

Organizational Tasks
Operational and Technical Tasks

Jan. 27
2:00 - 4:00

Executive Committee Mtg.
LA w/ AAMD
@ Miramar Sheraton Hotel

 
 

Jan. 27
4:30 - 7:00

Full Board Mtg.
LA w/ AAMD
@ Miramar Sheraton Hotel

- Elect Exec. and act on all Business

 

Jan.31

Deliver a list of all the works that you are going to contribute to The AMICO Library, comprised of Artist, Title, Date, and creation place [or artists birth/death/active place] in tab delimited or spreadsheet form.

Send this by email as an attachment to jtrant@archimuse.com

Feb.

 

- Select university test users

- Conduct Focus Groups with users

Feb.

 

- Finalize distributor product definitions

- Review distributor's product specifications

Feb.6

Deliver 10 records that conform to the specification for testing and validation.

Instructions for delivery of records will be posted by the end of January 1998.

Feb. 27
7:30 - 9:00
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Presentation on AMICO
Toronto @CAA

Susan Chun, Stephanie A. Stebich, Peter Walsh

 
 

Feb. 27
3:00 - 3:45

Presentation on AMICO
to ARLIS ONT/CVRC
Toronto @ AGO
Jennifer or David

 
 

Feb.27

Deliver 100 records that conform to the specification [unless this is more than your total contribution, in which case, you are asked to deliver more than 10 and less than the total]

February
[25-28]

Users Ctte
Toronto @ CAA

 

- Focus Group of end users

March
[3-7]

Presentation on AMICO
Philadelphia @ VRA/ARLIS

Nancy Allen

 
 

March 7
8:30 - 10:00

The Art Museum Image Consortium [AMICO]:
Educational access to museum multimedia documentation
Visual Resources Association,
Philadelphia, PA

 
 

March

 
 

- All member data to AMICO
- Data to Enhancer

Mar.

 

- Accept distributor product definitions

- Final output requirements established with Distributors

Mar.

Users Ctte.
Washington DC @ CNI

 

-Testbed Participants Announced

Mar.

 

- Begin discussions regarding Public Library and K-12 uses

 

March 31

Your total contribution is due to AMICO for validation.

April

 

- Contract test-bed participants

- Deliver full list of test-bed contents w/datatypes to Testbed participants

April

 

- Data enhancement and formatting to output requirements

 

April
15

Research on The AMICO Library: Issues in providing access to a large collection of digital images
David Bearman & Jennifer Trant, Chairs
Washington DC@CNI (http://www.cni.org)

 
 
 
 

David Millman (Columbia) and Jerome Yavarkovsky (Boston College)
University testbed participants discussing plans for 1998/99 AMICO research
Washington DC@CNI

Terry Noreault, Director of Research and Special Projects (OCLC R&D) presents results from research they are doing in mapping AMICO metadata to Dublin Core, expressed in XMS/RDF.

 

April 31

Data Delivered to RLG for distribution in University Testbed

 

April 31

Data for University Testbed Delivered to RLG

May 1

- University Testbed website launched

 

May 15

- University Testbed License agreements and invoices sent

 
 

May
[14-18]

- Michael Shapiro (General Counsel, AMICO) is chairing a session, on Intellectual Property
Los Angeles, @ AAM

 
 

May

 

- Membership Agreement Circulated for Comment

- Enhanced data returned to museums for verification

   

- Invitations issued for new members

 
   

- AMICO incorporation papers circulated for signature and filed

 

June 1

- Final delivery of corrected data to RLG

June 4

Executive Committee
7-9 am Breakfast Meeting

Board Lunch Meeting
12-2 pm
Worcester, MA w/ AAMD

 

 

June

 

- University Licenses circulated for signature and invoices send

- Vocabulary matching experiments

   

- Membership agreement and Museum License circulated for signature

 

June

 
- NSF planning meeting for DL2 Grant Application
 

June 30

 

-University Testbed License agreements and invoices due

 

   

- Signed Membership Agreement and Museum License due

 

OTHER PAST ACTIVITIES

FY 2001 - 2002 Activities

FY 2000 - 2001 Activities
FY 1999 - 2000 Activities
FY 1998 - 1999 Activities
FY 1997 - 1998 Activities


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