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Oct. 24, 2018

DMA digitization efforts to expand in 2019

A new digitization contract valued at $25 million over five years was awarded to the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries’ Digital Repository Sept. 20, 2018, by Defense Media Activity (DMA).

Oct. 24, 2018

DINFOS to hail World War I photo pioneers

Previously in this series, we discussed how training and meticulous recordkeeping for U.S. military

Oct. 24, 2018

VI Style Guide to be redesigned in 2019

Defense Visual Information and members of the Visual Information Editorial Board are considering a redesign of the Visual Information Style Guide (VISG) in 2019.

Oct. 24, 2018

JCCC assists VI coordination after storms

The 2018 hurricane season brought a one-two punch from Hurricanes Florence and Michael in a three-week span. Various active-duty, reserve and National Guard forces were pressed into action, and the Joint Combat Camera Center coordinated the flow of visual information.

Oct. 24, 2018

DINFOS, DVI to team up on videos

Defense Visual Information and the Defense Information School are in the early stages of collaboration on a series of short training videos covering Visual Information basics.

Oct. 24, 2018

Ask DVI: Can I request photos be taken off DVIDS or other archives?

Starting with this issue of Eye on VI, the DVI Customer Service Center (DVICS) will address a trending customer service question. This month’s question deals with several recent requests by current and former Department of Defense (DoD) civilian and military members to have their image(s) removed from DVIDS and other government websites.

Oct. 24, 2018

VI Policy Updates

Visual Information policy updates in process as of October 2018.

April 26, 2018

New DIMOC website debuts

The all-new website for the Defense Imagery Management Operations Center debuted April 26. The new site retains the familiar www.dimoc.mil URL.

April 12, 2018

VIRIN Reflects a Century of Military Tradition

Have you ever wondered where the unique number you’re required to assign to your Visual Information (VI) products comes from? The Visual Information Record Identification Number, or VIRIN, as most know it, turns nineteen years old May 10, 2018. But the VIRIN is actually part of a 100-year history of assigning unique numbers to military visual records.

April 12, 2018

New VI Style Guide set for July; ePub in development

The next edition of the Visual Information Style Guide is in production and set for release in early July. DIMOC Lead Writer-Editor Thomas Ruyle, the Guide’s primary author, doesn’t expect any major changes from the September 2017 edition.

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