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Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access Project   printer-friendly-version
Program: Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access
Award Number: P337A050022
Grant Period: 10/01/2005 - 09/30/2010
World Area: Latin America
2005:  $152,000
2006:  $152,000
2007:  $152,000
2008:  $152,000
Total:  $608,000
Institution: Indiana University-Bloomington
Project Director: Jeffrey Gould
1125 E. Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
Tel: 812.855-5345
Fax: 812.855-5345
Email: gouldj@indiana.edu
The mission of Project CAMVA is: 1) To create an audio-video digital archive from ethnographic and documentary recordings stored at physical archives in El Salvador, México, and Nicaragua with other countries incorporated in subsequent phases.
2) To make this archive fully searchable and available to networked libraries for research and instruction.
3) To contribute to methodological development in digitizing, coding, and accessing audio-visual data, including the provision of searchable and retrievable interface, available over the web using bandwidth capability of Internet2.

The collaborating partners in the United States include: 1) The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies-Rudy Professor of History and Director, Jeff Gould
2) Digital Library Program at Indiana University-Director, Kris Brancolini and Jon Dunn.
3) The Center for the Study of History and Memory at Indiana University-Chancellor's Professor John Bodnar and Mendel Professor Daniel James.

The collaborating partners in Latin America include: 1) Museo de la Palabra e Imagen (MUPI) in El Salvador  Director, Carlos Henríquez Consalvi.
2) Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS)in México  Director Académico, Ernesto Isunza Vera.
3) Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua y Centroamérica (IHNCA) in Nicaragua  Directora General, Margarita Vannini.

The world areas targeted by this project are located in Latin America, including three countries: El Salvador, México, and Nicaragua. The State of Indiana in the United States, through Indiana University, is coordinating and managing the Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access (TICFIA) grant. The languages targeted by the grant are English and Spanish; Project CAMVA may include endangered indigenous languages as recorded in some of the materials to be digitized.
Languages: Countries:
El Salvador
United States of America
Disciplines: Subjects:
Instructional Materials
K-12 Opportunities
K-12 Teacher Education
Underrepresented Groups