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LG-30-03-0214-03

New Media Centers, Inc.
Fiscal Year: 
2003
Award: 
$499,500.00
City: 
Austin
State: 
TX
Recipient Type: 
Library
Program: 
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
Program Categories: 
Library-Museum Collaboration

The New Media Consortium, a non-profit consortium of college and university libraries, instructional media centers, museums and technology companies, and the San Francisco of Modern Art (SFMOMA), will work with five major museums, software development teams, and digital library experts to create a new, open source multimedia online authoring and publishing tool. The tool will be provided royalty-free to every not-for-profit museum, university, and library in the United States. Other project partners include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Fine Art Museum of San Francisco, the California State University Center for Distributed Learning, the University of Arizona, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Calgary, and DesignWorlds for Learning.