Deadline Approaching: 2008 Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration
The deadline for nominations for the 2008 Mellon Awards for Technology
Collaboration (MATC Awards) is April 14, 2008. The MATC Awards consist
of up to ten $50,000 or $100,000 prizes, which a receiving institution
can use in a variety of ways to continue its technology leadership.
The awards honor not-for-profit institutions that have demonstrated
exemplary leadership in the development of open source software for
one or more of the constituencies served by The Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation: the arts and humanities in higher education; research
libraries, museums; performing arts organizations; and conservation
Awardees are selected by a distinguished committee of technology
leaders, including Mitchell Baker, Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, John
Seely Brown, Vint Cerf, John Gage, and Tim OšReilly. Previous
winners include higher education institutions, libraries, and
museums from North America, Europe, and Asia.
An online nomination form and more information may be found at
http://matc.mellon.org. The nominations are public: the community
is invited to visit the site and comment.