• August 2010: Newly funded project: Interactive surfaces to support innovation.
  • December, 2007: A new version of CCP (Center for Counter Plagiarism) has been released.
    This newly available version allows to translate and search sentences on demand (from Spanish to English).
  • November, 2007: A new version of CCP (Center for Counter Plagiarism) has been released.
    This newly available version allows the search of documents in several file formats such as: text (.txt), MSWord (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf).
  • October 5th, 2007: ICT coordinates the Virtual Day on Digital Thesis
    The Virtual Day on Digital Theses took place on Friday, October 5 th ; researchers and professionals in the digital libraries area met in a videoconference through Internet 2. Participants from several Universities attended this meeting, including Puebla, Morelos, Jalisco, Veracruz, San Luis Potosí, Nuevo León, Nayarit, Chihuahua, Chiapas, Distrito Federal, Hidalgo, Colima, Aguascalientes, United States and Guatemala.
    The meeting was fostered by CUDI and organized by Dr. Alfredo Sánchez, professor of the Department of Computing, Electronics and Mecatronics (UDLA) and director of the Laboratory of Interactive and cooperative Technologies, and the Digital Libraries Community at CUDI.
    On the Virtual Day, several issues were introduced and discussed, such as the advances and challenges of digital thesis repositories development. Among national projects, UDLA's repository includes over 2,400 theses (both from undergraduate and graduate levels).
    UDLA was the first University in Mexico that established digital theses submission as a requirement for obtaining a degree, the only University that belongs to the Network of Digital Libraries, Theses and Dissertations, and the only in Latin America whose Digital Theses repository takes part in the Open Archive Initiative (OAI), and international project compound by over 600 open access repositories.
    - Virtual Day on Digital Theses
    - UDLA - Digital Theses Repository
    - NDLTD
    - OAI
  • October, 2007: Software developed at ICT supports the preservation of documents and books' legacy
    xmLibris eases the visualization and management of digitalized antique repositories, and has been developed by researchers & students of ICT, under the leadership of PhD. Alfredo Sánchez. This work has been supported by CUDI and Conacyt.
    The software is available for free usage under the open technologies philosophy.
    Besides its usage at the UDLA for displaying digital collections, such as Miguel Covarrubias, xmLibris is been successfully used in other institutions in Mexico and other countries. For example, UNISON and BUAP are using it to publish their antique repositories on the Web. TAMU has also used xmLibris to compound and publish a digital collection of Mexican incunabula that has been called “The first books of the Americas ”. Recently, the Universidad del Zulia has installed xmLibris to make their documental legacy available through the Web.
    Invaluable books and documents could be preserved, without risking their integrity, and at the same time be digitally available through xmLibris.
  • June, 2007: ICT obtains a grant from CUDI to set up a network of multimedia collaborative rooms.
  • December 1st, 1998: ICT Director appointed Director of UDLA's Library (News release from UDLA, in Spanish)
  • November 14, 1998: ICT at the Workshop on Collaborative Information Seeking at CSCW'98 (Seattle, Wash.): Position paper, pictures
  • Summer '98: UDLA goes to the Garden (again!)
    -- ICT members visit CBI at St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 22, 1997: ICT in the news: El Sol de Puebla
  • Summer 97: STPBI'97: ICT group attends First Summer Training Program in Biological Informatics, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Signing of Cooperation Agreement between UDLA and MBG/CBI, Cholula, Puebla, México, February 25th, 1997 - photographs:
  • News release announcing the establishment of ICT (Spanish)
  • This site's hardware made possible by a collaborative research agreement with the Center for Botanical Informatics of the Missouri Botanical Garden