Topic: museum & library information systems

Linking Cultural Heritage Information

Linked Heritage demonstrated the publication of Linked Data to the digital cultural heritage community, including the establishment of a linked data server which delivers our metadata as linked data triples. To identify the most effective way for the cultural heritage sector to create, manage and apply permanent identifiers. Continue reading

Virtual Archaeology, Museums and Cultural Tourism

This international workshop was aimed at investigating all new trends in the field of digital (e.g., online, virtual) museums, virtual communities, archaeometric studies, digital cultural tourism and related topics. The workshop was attended by students, museum and cultural heritage professionals, scholars, archaeologists, historians, ethnologists, IT specialists and engineers and others working on digital applications in cultural heritage, public and private museums, etc. Continue reading

eBooks on Demand Conference 2013, EOD meeting and EOD hackdays

  On 18 October, 2013 the international conference about digital libraries and repositories unfolds with the keynote by Sally Chambers from DARIAH, the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, Germany. Speakers and topics are: Sally Chambers (Dariah-EU, Germany) … Continue reading

Digital Heritage 2013 event in Marseille

The event is very wide. For this reason, to provide an effective way for participants to explore such a rich and diverse program, Digital Heritage 2013 built an interactive schedule featuring social networking, a personal agenda builder, dynamic attendee directories, and more. Users can view the schedule in list, grid, and other forms as well as on mobile devices. Continue reading

Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage – DiPP2013

The third international conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage – DiPP2013 aimed at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitisation, documentation, archiving, representation and preservation of global and national tangible and intangible … Continue reading

Future Formats First: Building Application Infrastructures for Action Services

The event was focused on building digital preservation workflows using a variety of preservation tools, and then executing them at scale. The event was held to the British Library, London. Continue reading

BGS launched the GB3D Virtual Fossil Collection

On the 22nd August 2013, the British Geological Survey (BGS) launched the world’s first 3D virtual fossil collection to the public. Through an internal search engine, the users can browse and free-download (on computers, tablets and smart-phones) information and thousands of HD images and 3D digital models. Many of them are available for 3D printing.

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Archeovirtual, The Future’s Museum

On the 14th – 17th November 2013, in Paestum (Salerno), on the occasion of the Mediterranean Expo of Archaeological Tourism (BMTA), is being held Archeovirtual, the largest international exhibition of virtual and robotic reality applied to cultural heritage. During the Workshop on Saturday 16th, the attendees will discuss the topic “The Future’s Museum”, centred on the problem of museum communication. Continue reading