Topic: museum & library information systems

OPF Hackathon – A Practical Approach to Disk Images and Digital Forensics

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

Girona 2014: one conference, three events

Girona City Council, through its Municipal Archive, is hosting and organizing the 2nd Annual Conference of the International Council on Archives, which will be held in October 2014, as approved by the General Assembly of the International Council on Archives, which met on the 24th of August 2012 in the Australian city of Brisbane. Continue reading

Museo del Prado’s digital world

In 2009, the Prado Museum selected 14 of its most important paintings to be displayed in Google Earth and Google Maps at extremely high resolution, with the largest displayed at 14,000 megapixels. Beside this, an online virtual gallery available in the website is a valuable resource for visitors: over 1.000 works are easily accessible with full description in English and more than 5.000 works are available in Spanish version. Continue reading

MuseumNext conference

Now in its fifth year, MuseumNext looks to bring together the leading themes, trends and related best practice with the aim of providing a clear insight into how innovation and technology are shaping our institutions and the world around us. … Continue reading

LIBER 42nd annual conference

“Research Information Infrastructures and the Future Role of Libraries”  Contact: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Ludwigstr. 16 D-80539 Munich Germany liber2013 AT   A very focused event hosted at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Munich, 26-29 June 2013) was attended by experts worldwide … Continue reading

The Linked TEI: Text Encoding in the Web – TEI Conference and Members Meeting 2013

The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) is a consortium which collectively develops and maintains a standard for the representation of texts in digital form. Its chief deliverable is a set of Guidelines which specify encoding methods for machine-readable texts, chiefly in … Continue reading

Conference: The dissemination of technical and scientific culture in Europe

The conference intends to contribute to the Italian debate about forms and perspectives for dissemination of technical and scientific culture, and to open a dialogue, based on concrete models and experiences, between experts and institutional representatives. Wide space is reserved to the analysis of the changes that are concerning technical and scientific museology, and the relations with the convergence of science, culture, society, renewal teaching. Continue reading

BRITISH LIBRARY: exploring our Illuminated Manuscripts

Begun in 1997, the catalogue focuses primarily on illumination, providing both descriptions of manuscripts content and a searchable database of images, of everything from text pages to decorated initials to full-page miniatures. While it was first developed more than a decade ago, the catalogue is far from being a closed document, but continues to grow and expand with the addition of even more images. Continue reading

New enterprises and new technologies for Cultural Heritage

(Italian language) Il 5 dicembre 2012 l’Auditorium del Collegio Santa Chiara in via Valdimontone 1 (SIENA) ospiterà il convegno “Nuove imprese e nuove tecnologie per i beni culturali”. Il focus della giornata, che si aprirà alle ore 9 con un … Continue reading

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