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- It will allow users to consult all collections at once with the use of keywords in their own language.
The vocabulary has been completed in 12 languages and consists of over 500 concepts in three facets –photographic technique, photographic practice and keywords – that are structured in a multifaceted, hierarchical way. Discussions are on-going with other projects, in particular Linked Heritage, for improvement and further development of the EuropeanaPhotography Vocabulary, that can be a starting point for other valuable multilingual tools to enrich digitization activities (both for photography and for other cultural heritage). Continue reading →
- Chasen Sino-Sin's complete 3D digitisation services of cultural heritage relics and museums.
As digital technology evolves, 3D data is increasingly preferred as a method of preserving cultural heritage artifacts. It provides an easy way to get in touch with them and significantly reduces the need for physical storage space, offering to museums a portable and accessible platform to exchange information and to researchers the possibility to easily browse and review the materials. Continue reading →
Topic: science & letters
The most viewed GridCast video at the recent EGI Community Forum 2013 was a story-telling cultural preservation project. The University of Malaya is assembling an archive of 2D and 3D images of 111 wooden masks carved by the indigenous in Carey Island, Malaysia. Continue reading
For its seventh edition, the PV 2013 conference will be hosted at ESA-ESRIN in Frascati (a lovely town very close to Rome) to continue addressing prospects in the domain of scientific and technical data preservation together with value adding to these data. Continue reading
New Cities of the Mediterranean Basin (NEWCIMED) is an exciting Euromed venture supported by the European Union under its European Neighborhood Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Project and supported by its Cross-Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (CBCMED) program. Continue reading
The Arts and Humanities Research Division (AHRD) of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) is organizing its first Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World which will be held in Athens, Greece on 3-6 … Continue reading
ISGC 2013 brought together from the Asia-Pacific region and around the world, researchers that are developing applications to produce these large-scale data sets and the data analytics tools to extract the knowledge from the generated data, and the e-infrastructure providers that integrate the distributed computing, storage and network resources to support these multidisciplinary research collaborations. Continue reading
CIPA Heritage Documentation is a dynamic international organization that has twin responsibilities: keeping up with technology and ensuring its usefulness for cultural heritage conservation, education and dissemination. This dual role linking Culture and Science is exhibited in our parent organizations … Continue reading
The TERENA Networking Conference (TNC) is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference – over 500 participants including decision makers, networking specialists and managers from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister institutions and industry … Continue reading
The initiative is being financed under the AfricaConnect project, which is co-funded by the European Commission and beneficiary countries. The network will dramatically accelerate the development of the Information Society in Africa, providing advanced data communications infrastructure and enabling African researchers to collaborate more easily in advanced international research projects. Continue reading
Extract from the article by Steve Brewer, EGI, available on EGI’s blog. EGI, European Grid Infrastructure, was one of the protagonists of this valuable event that collected experts from the digital cultural heritage field, researchers, scientist and technicians. The common goal is to focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research on tangible and intangible Cultural Heritage, the use of cutting edge technologies for the protection, preservation, conservation, massive digitalisation and visualization/presentation of the Cultural Heritage content (archeological sites, artifacts, monuments, libraries, archives, museums, etc) Continue reading