Topic: museum & library information systems

A Forum on the Digital Libraries’ Problems

The third annual forum organised by the National Academic Library and Information System Foundation (NALISF) with the financial support of the America for Bulgaria Foundation took place in Sofia on 15 May 2013. The interest of the media was significant – the event was reflected in several television channels, radio broadcasts, news portals and periodicals, while most of the guests were repeatedly interviewed. Continue reading


Dr. Irene Pivetti (Chairmain of Only Italia) with Prof.Vito Cappellini (Florence University) (c) Promoter srl archive
Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts (EVA) @ Florence 2013

Florence hosted an international event that includes a Conference, Workshops, Meetings & an Exhibition. The Electronic Information, the Visual Arts and Beyond (EVA Conferences) are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading


TOTH 2013 – Terminology & Ontology: Theories and applications

Training session: 4 and 5 June Conference: 6 and 7 June The TOTh conferences aim to bridge the gap between terminology and ontology by highlighting the contributions that one makes to the other and by opening up new perspectives for both theoretical and … Continue reading


The Hellenic Cultural Guide

The guide’s multiple functions allow the user to view and collect cultural and administrative information in all the country prefectures.
The user can access the Cultural Guide via the Hellenic national cultural portal “Odysseus”, either through web browsers or mobile browsers. Additionally, in selected museums (e.g National Archaeological Museum) the visitor has the opportunity to access the Cultural Guide through touch screens. Continue reading


Linked Heritage: Seminar on Multilingualism and Terminology

Multilingualism is crucial especially in a European context. The seminar has presented one of the achievement of the Linked Heritage Work Package 3 with the Terminology Management Platform (TMP) and brought together other European and national initiatives creating and developping multilingual terminology resources or tools for managing or reusing them. Continue reading


The Best in Heritage & Dialogue Day

The Best in Heritage is an international, annual survey of award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects. More than Twenty projects from the world, proclaimed the best in the previous year on national or international level, are invited to the conference … Continue reading


Portland, Oregon with Mt.Hood in background - Image from Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center on the Flickr Commons
Museums and the Web 2013 conference

“The City of Roses”, Portland (Oregon) hosted a 4-days international conference. Noted for its scenic beauty, great outdoors, coffeehouses, and food trucks, Portland is also listed as one of the “top 5 beer cities” by Lonely Planet. Formed by leading professionals from around the world, the MW’s community has been meeting since 1997. The Conference explores the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line. Continue reading


Hunt Library at the top of technologies

The Hunt Library is not just a building with impressive specifications, but a living laboratory equipped to meet the challenges of the future, wherever they lead. Architectural features and interior design approach of the building combine natural light and traditional study rooms with unusual learning spaces with colorful, dynamic furnishings. The Hunt Library is equipped with the most advanced technologies: high-definition displays, digital multimedia systems, super-fast computers and a cloud network. Continue reading


Tackling Real-World Collection Challenges with Digital Forensics Tools and Methods (OPF Hackathon)

The world of digital forensics offers many useful and practical techniques for capturing, understanding and preserving digital collections. This OPF Hackathon will provide participants with a chance to learn about what digital forensics has to offer to the digital preservation community by getting hands on with data, tools and new techniques. Continue reading