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A Brief Introduction to APIs

These are the notes accompanying a presentation to the UMD Libraries Emerging Technologies Discussion Group on April 22, 2014. The Wikipedia definition for API, or Application Programming Interface, is In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) specifies how some software components should interact with each other. This is a very broad definition but does […]

Stew of the Month: March 2014

Welcome to a new issue of Stew of the Month, a monthly blog from Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) at the University of Maryland Libraries. This blog will provide news and updates from the DSS Division. We welcome comments, feedback and ideas for improving our products and services. General Announcements We have been working diligently […]

Expanding Audio Digitization Capacity: Introducing PAADS

In 2012, the UMD Libraries Digitization Center expanded from three Epson 10000XL flatbed scanners and one Zeutschel OS12000 to include one more Epson 10000XL, an Epson V700 Perfection, and the beginnings of an audio digitization station. Two years later, we have two operational audio digitization workstations and one video digitization workstation nearing completion. Over the […]