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The National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH) is a diverse nonprofit coalition of arts, humanities and social science organizations created to assure leadership from the cultural community in the evolution of the digital environment.
The Initiative began in 1993 as a collaborative project of the American Council of Learned Societies, the Coalition for Networked Information, and the Getty Information Institute, an operating program of the J. Paul Getty Trust.
and Arts on the Information Highways: A Profile was
published in September 1994, outlining the case for providing
all Americans with electronic access to the nation's cultural
heritage and identifying the issues and challenges in making
this possible. This report was, in many ways, a follow-up
to the chapter on "Arts,
Humanities and Culture on the NII," in the IITF's
1994 report, The
Information Infrastructure: Reaching Society's Goals.
David Green, NINCH's founding executive
director, was hired in March 1996.