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Events are in reverse-chronlogical order.
- AMICO Library application at OhioLINK
makes resource available to all institutions of higher education in Ohio.
- Consortial pricing of AMICO Library announced
- Agreement in principle with Antenna Audio
to make digital audio files available for members to use with AMICO documentation.
- First payment made by AMICO to Artists
Rights Society under agreement for educational rights to contemporary works
of art. AMICO members are invited to plan to make substantial contributions
of contemporary works for the year 2000 Library.
- AMICO presents at the Consortium of Library
Consortia. Ideas are proposed about a consortial license for AMICO.
- AMICO brochure printed and distributed,
highlighting the results of the ìUniversity Testbedî project.
- The Detroit Institute of the Arts joins
- Payment received from OhioLINK for three
year license for the higher education institutions of the State of Ohio.
- AMICO Library becomes available under
subscription through the Research Libraries Group.
- AMICO holds its annual meeting together
with a conference on the University Testbed Project at Carnegie Mellon University.
Representatives from Universities engaged in the testbed gave reports on
the uses of the AMICO Library on their campus and discussed ideas for improvements
with staff of AMICO member museums. A report on the meeting was published
- AMICO and the Artists Rights Society
(ARS) come to an agreement that expands the AMICO Libraryís access to contemporary
and modern content. All copyrighted artwork held by ARS that resides in
AMICO Member collections will be available for distribution by the AMICO
Library for educational purposes.
- OhioLINK commits to a three-year (1999-2002)
distribution agreement of the AMICO Library.
- AMICO completes transmission to RLG of
latest submissions to the AMICO Library. When made available in July the
Library will contain documentation of over 50,000 works of art and associated
- User Committee meets in Cleveland.
- The Cornell University User Survey is
up and gathering responses on RLGís AMICO Testbed site.
- AMICO works with RLG and AMICO Members
to produce its first marketing collateral piece to promote the AMICO Library.
- RLG launches the permanent software environment
in which they will make the AMICO Library available in the future.
- AMICO holds focus groups with members
of the College Art Association (CAA) and the Visual Resources Association
(VRA) with funding from the Getty Grant Program.
- RLG announces pricing for universities
and colleges, public libraries, and museums for the 1999/2000 academic year.
- The McMichael Canadian Art Collection
joins the Consortium.
- AMICO receives a $20,000 grant to fund
focus groups research from the Getty Grant Program.