Topic: e-learning

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India for digital preservation

DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, in July dedicated a special issue about Digital Preservation. The Journal endeavours to bring recent developments in information technology, as applicable to library and information science, to the notice of librarians, documentation and information professionals, students and others interested in the field. Continue reading


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EuroMed 2012 proceedings and conclusions available

The International Conference on Cultural Heritage. EUROMED 2012 has been organized by the Cyprus University of Technology, under the patronage of UNESCO, the Auspices of the CY-Presidency of the EU Council and in cooperation with the European Commission, the ESF/COST Programme, the Europeana, the CY Ministry of Education and Culture and the Department of Antiquities. Continue reading


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The role of cultural institutions and the development of the country: the digital dimension

On October 8, 2012, in Rome, a panel discussion on the role of the Italian Cultural Institutes was organized by in the Italian Cultural Institutions Association (AICI). The occasion was particularly important also in the transnational perspective of the European Strategy 2020, and the meeting was a top event because it aggregated all the Italian institutes to discuss about Horizon 20:20 and the Digital Agenda. Continue reading


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Technology With Teens

As digital art continues to impact contemporary art, teachers in the United States are finding innovative approaches to design. We recently caught up with Bill Blidy, a high school teacher who began his career with technology and someone who has been “tweaking” the way digital technology can enhance his students’ visions. An interisting interview by our US correspondent James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading


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The DEN Foundation

The DEN Foundation is the Dutch knowledge center for digital heritage. DEN supports archives, libraries, museums and other heritage institutions to improve their digital strategies and services. The sharing of knowledge of and experiences with ICT is a core mission of DEN. Furthermore, DEN encourages the institutions to invest in open technology, to implement open ICT-standards and to make use of other tools that contribute to sustainable information services. Continue reading


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A Scientific Portal for French Virtual Archaeology

From Prehistory to the Middle Ages, history and the lives of men in times past are presented by the most accomplished of specialists, in a presentation accessible to everyone. The collection is edited by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and it is going to be enriched regularly. Continue reading


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Focus on museums and games

Ed Rodley is an exhibit developer who is currently working at Museum of Science in Boston; he publishes an extremely interesting blog: Thinking about Museums: thoughts on museums, content, design, and why they matter. His posts about gaming and museums are worth to be highlighted: find out more! Continue reading


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KU Leuven: ancient tradition and modern technologies

Founded in 1425, KU Leuven bears the double honor of being the oldest existing Catholic university in the world and the oldest university in the Low Countries. KU Leuven combines a rich tradition with top research & technology. There are more than 38.000 students, about 2000 academic staff and more than 4000 junior researchers. Continue reading


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Going Digital – The Israeli Museums View

The vision of “going Digital” was described by the project steering members: Shimon Elkabetz – Head of The Culture Governance, Reuven Pinsky – Head of Moreshet Project at The Prime Minister Office and Idit Amichai – Head of The Department for Museums and Plastic Art, and fully described by project manager Ram Shimony. Continue reading


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ENEA: advanced technology for Cultural Heritage

Since over twenty years ENEA is committed to knowledge development, conservation, use and enhancement of Italian cultural and artistic heritage. ENEA is based on a valuable background that comes from scientific research and development in the areas of new technologies, energy and environment. Continue reading