Topic: museum & library information systems

No Time to Wait! 3

MediaArea and the British Film Institute are pleased to announce the third No Time to Wait conference, a free two-day symposium focused on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation hosted by the British Film Institute, who are about to begin a 5 year digitisation of obsolete videotape formats, preserving to open formats. Continue reading


EARTH2018: Digital Environments for Education, Arts and Heritage

The meanings that are defined in relation to the concept of heritage as well as the methods and tools for exploring cultural heritage have changed and expanded. In this context, information technologies offer new semantic spaces and action boundaries to … Continue reading


IIIF conference 2018

The 2018 International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Conference was held May 21-25 in Washington, DC, co-hosted by the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Folger Shakespeare Library. The Conference is intended for a wide range of participants and … Continue reading


Museum Connections

Museum Connections is the international place for museum businesses that gathers every year more than 313 exhibitors specialized in retail, museum shops, equipment & site valorisation, and more than 3 853 professional visitors coming from various cultural sites (museums, zoos, … Continue reading


Technology for All 2018 – the international forum

Great news for “Technology for All 2018“, a forum dedicated to technological innovation for the territory and the environment, cultural heritage and smart cities. Now in its fifth edition, the event will be held in Rome next October 3 to 5 … Continue reading


“ARE YOU READY TO PARTICIPATE?” Communicating the Museum’s 20th edition

Today’s museums are working towards being more inclusive, encouraging participation and a greater diversity of audiences, ideas and perspectives. The main challenges remain as museums strive to meet with their audiences in genuinely participatory ways. The pressure is on museums … Continue reading


The National Museum of Scotland can be toured via Google StreetView

The National Museum of Scotland has become the first museum or gallery in Scotland available for exploration online via Google. Using Google Arts and Culture’s museum view experience, which is similar to how Google’s Street View works, tourists can view the … Continue reading


iPres 2018 – where art and science meet: the art in science and the science in art

iPRES 2018 BOSTON – Where Art and Science Meet – The Art In the Science & The Science In the Art of Digital Preservation – will be co-hosted by MIT Libraries and Harvard Library on September 24-27, 2018. The call for contributions seeks abstracts for papers that tell stories about bridging knowledge gaps in teams, implementing technologies, and overcoming barriers towards proper digital stewarding of digital items, assets, works and collections. Continue reading


National Palace Museum (Taipei) Digitizes Collection Publications with Musebooks

The National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taipei – the most visited art museum in Asia according to The Art Newspaper – has teamed up with Musebooks and will now put its priceless collections online with catalogues in an innovative digital … Continue reading


Digital Heritage 2018 – 3rd International Congress & Expo

New Realities: Authenticity & Automation in the Digital Age In San Francisco, at the epicenter of the digital revolution, DigitalHERITAGE 2018 was organized with an amazing lineup of talks, exhibits, workshops, tutorials, special sessions and more, including: Internet Archive founder … Continue reading