Topic: museum & library information systems

CIDOC 2021: registration open!

Technology has moved from being a challenge for a museum, to being an enabler, to becoming an integral part of museum experience. Emerging technologies allow and compel us to adopt new ways of working, but we do so within the … Continue reading


Biodiversity Heritage Library

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is an open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives dedicated to life on Earth. The curators of the library claim that it is the “world’s largest open access digital library … Continue reading


CIDOC 2021: “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology”

CIDOC 2021 conference “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology” will set it’s focus on three main subjects: “Strategic Planning”, “The Future of Documentation” and “A Wonderland of Digital Technology”. The conference taking place from 6 to 10 September 2021 is … Continue reading


Saving Collective Visual History – online workshop by Photoconsortium

The opening event for the prestigious DIGITAL PAST 2021 conference, organized by the Royal Commission of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, was a 1-hour capacity building workshop by PHOTOCONSORTIUM to share experiences and lessons learnt for visual collections’ … Continue reading


“Applying and deploying AI in GLAMs” – Call for workshop proposals

The AI4LAM Teaching and Learning Working Group is organizing a series of online workshops on the week of March 29, 2021 to provide training opportunities for those interested in applying and deploying AI in Libraries, Galleries, Archives, and Museums. We … Continue reading


Survey about stored collections of museums

The Erasmus University Rotterdam in collaboration with the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) – as related to a PhD research – are conducting a survey on the stored collections of museums across the world. Knowing that the larger portion … Continue reading


Webinar about object and face recognition algorithms on historic photos

27th January h. 02:00 PM CET. In the National Archives of Estonia some object and face recognition algorithms and techniques have been tested and implemented on the historic photos of the archives.The webinar describes the work done and shows the … Continue reading


CoMuseum International Conference

The 10th CoMuseum International Conference is taking place on December 2 – 4, 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 social distancing measures, the 2020 CoMuseum will be a virtual event. On December 2, the CoMuseum will feature keynote presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions which will focus … Continue reading


The 2020 Annual Global Art Access Corporation Curatorial Competition

The Global Art Access Corporation is a nonprofit focused on arts, culture and humanities. It was founded in 2019 with the aim of promoting access and engagement with art and history to a wider audience, through the creation of analog … Continue reading