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Museum 2.0: Feelings and Participation
As I keep saying, I’ve been to a few museums of late. In reflecting on the sample, I’ve made some broad reflections on museum workers and visitors. Today, I wanted to think about participatory elements, something so essential to this blog. via Pocket
emotion  exhibits  museums 
27 days ago by kintopp
Media & Technology MUSE Awards – American Alliance of Museums
Please review the following guidelines before submitting an application. Significant changes have been made to award categories and other program policy and evaluation criteria:  MUSE awards recognize outstanding achievement in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM) media. via Pocket
archives  awards  exhibits  interactive  libraries  museums 
27 days ago by kintopp
OSF | Collections as Data Wiki
This site gathers Always Already Computational: Collections as Data final report and project deliverables
archives  data  datasets  libraries  museums  report 
5 weeks ago by kintopp
The Uncanny Valley and the Ghost in the Machine: a discussion of analogies for thinking about digitized medieval manuscripts - Dot Porter Digital
This is a version of a paper I presented at the University of Kansas Digital Humanities Seminar, Co-Sponsored with the Hall Center for the Humanities on September 17, 2018. Good afternoon, and thank you everyone for coming today. via Pocket
archives  culture  digitization  ethics  experience  interactive  museums 
8 weeks ago by kintopp
Welcome Japan Search to the web of Linked Open Data | Bodleian Digital Library
Japan Search is an aggregator, holding metadata on 17 million items from 38 databases related to Japanese cultural institutions. It is like a Japanese counterpart to Europeana. via Pocket
culture  japan  linkeddata  museums  sparql  wiki 
12 weeks ago by kintopp
Museum Catalogues in the Digital Age
A Final Report on the Getty Foundation’s Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI).
catalog  museums  report 
february 2019 by kintopp
Making Wikidata visible | Bodleian Digital Library
I’ve been experimenting with a way to show how Wikidata represents knowledge; specifically how it makes pathways out of relationships between things. In a previous post I wrote about how Wikidata’s representation enables new pathways between entities. via Pocket
demos  museums  oxford  wiki 
february 2019 by kintopp
Relics of Decimal Time from 1793-1795
The collection of scientific instruments at the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris, France includes a few decimal clocks and pocketwatches. When filming the kilogram and meter standards, I learned about decimal time from Dr. Lalande, who is a curator of scientific instruments at the Musée. via Pocket
france  history  museums  time 
february 2019 by kintopp
Home - E-RIHS
The European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science (E-RIHS) supports research on heritage interpretation, preservation, documentation and management. It comprises: E-RIHS Headquarters and National Hubs, fixed and mobile national infrastructures of recognized excellence, physically accessible collections/archives and virtually accessible heritage data.
archives  culture  europe  infrastructure  italy  museums  research 
november 2018 by kintopp
💡 Call for Proposals 💡 • Collections as Data - Part to Whole
A growing number of cultural heritage organizations have invested in the creation of collections that are amenable to computational use. Increasingly, the concept of collections as data is used to align efforts of this kind. via Pocket
analysis  cfp  culture  datasets  grants  libraries  mellon  museums  usa 
august 2018 by kintopp
Recommendations for good Linked Open Data Good practices
Recommendations for Good Practices When Initiating Linked Open Data (LOD) in Museums and Other Cultural-Heritage Institutions These recommendations are excerpted from the AAC publication, Overview and Recommendations for Good Practices [PDF] The following text is meant for museums and other types o via Pocket
archives  data  howto  libraries  linkeddata  museums 
june 2018 by kintopp
Wikidata:Flemish art collections, Wikidata and Linked Open Data/Whitepaper - Wikidata
The whitepaper below was written in October 2015, for the project Linked Open Data publication with Wikidata. In this project, several Flemish museums contribute collection data to Wikidata. via Pocket
art  culture  linkeddata  museums  report  wiki 
may 2018 by kintopp
Workshop Reflections: Early Modern Collection Catalogues, British Museum - Georgian Papers Programme
Samantha Callaghan, Metadata Analyst, King’s Digital Laboratory Early Modern Collection Catalogues: Open Questions, Digital Approaches, Future Directions was a workshop held at the British Museum, 15-16 February 2018, and intended to outline and discuss some of the issues that the Enlightenm via Pocket
archives  authority  history  museums  places  report  uk  linkeddata 
may 2018 by kintopp
Six Lessons Learned from Our First Crowdsourcing Project in the Digital Humanities | The Getty Iris
At the Getty Research Institute (GRI), we think a lot about how we can provide greater access to the growing corpus of digitized materials from our special collections. This means we think a lot about metadata. via Pocket
crowdsourcing  culture  museums  report 
may 2018 by kintopp
The Code4Lib Journal – FAIR Principles for Library, Archive and Museum Collections: A proposal for standards for reusable collections
Many heritage institutions would like their collections to be open and reusable but fail to achieve that situation because of organizational, legal and technological barriers. A set of guidelines and best practices is proposed to facilitate the process of making heritage collections reusable. via Pocket
archives  copyright  ip  legal  museums  paper 
may 2018 by kintopp
The Digital Lives of Art History, Call for Members (London/Athens, 2018/2019) - Netzwerk für Kunstgeschichte / Archiv
Call for members: Major new Institute opens at King's College London with Getty Foundation support Institute in Ancient Itineraries: The Digital Lives of Art History This 18-month Institute in Digital Art History is led by King’s College London’s Department of Digital Humanities (DDH) and Depar via Pocket
arthistory  cfp  culture  getty  museums  uk  workshop 
may 2018 by kintopp
Open Rijksmuseum Data : Challenges and Opportunities
Upcoming SlideShare Loading in …5 × Open Rijksmuseum Data : Challenges and Opportunities 1. INSIGHT project - Launch event MIM Brussels - 9 November 2017 Saskia Scheltjens Head of the Research Services Department DATA OPEN Challenges & Opportunities * * 2. via Pocket
api  art  arthistory  datasets  museums  netherlands  open  data  talk 
may 2018 by kintopp
About - 150 years of Canadian Art
Search and menus Artefacts Canada 150 years of Canadian ArtA linked open data project About 150 Years of Canadian Art - A Linked Open Data Project is an introduction to an exciting new way of exploring and discovering Canadian art. via Pocket
art  canada  linkeddata  museums  search 
march 2018 by kintopp
Spectrum – Collections Trust
Spectrum is free to download and use non-commercially; all we ask is that you agree to our licensing conditions. via Pocket
culture  database  museums 
march 2018 by kintopp
Exploring museum collections online: Showcases
In 2017 the Science Museum Group relaunched its online collection website. The website consolidated a number of existing websites publishing digitised collection material — organised by subject or area of collection — into a single presence. via Pocket
culture  museums  showcase  visualization 
january 2018 by kintopp
Using computer vision to tag the collection. – Barnes Foundation – Medium
Throughout our collection project we’ve talked about the use of computer vision and machine learning to help us determine visual relationships. In addition, we’ve used these same tools to analyze images and provide subject keywords for searching. via Pocket
art  catalog  museums  deep 
october 2017 by kintopp
LODLAM 2017 - YouTube
ResearchSpace - a native Linked Data system via Pocket
database  linkeddata  mellon  museums  paper  uk 
october 2017 by kintopp
General Holofernes is about to deliver his final blow. Only then Judith, a rich widow, decides to protect her city once and for all from damnation. After nightfall, Judith and her maid go to the enemy camp and with the help of their bewildering beauty manage to easily reach the tent of the General. via Pocket
art  arthistory  demos  interactive  museums  teach 
august 2017 by kintopp
An Excavation Of One Of The World’s Greatest Art Collections | FiveThirtyEight
About 4,000 years ago, an Egyptian senior government official named Meketre rode up the Nile, his dozen oarsmen straining against the prevailing northerly winds. Meketre was a kind of data collector, tasked with accounting the comings and goings of royal goods. via Pocket
analysis  art  datasets  images  metadata  museums 
august 2017 by kintopp
Our Collections and their Audiences | TORCH
On Thursday 9th March, National Trust staff and researchers from Oxford University came together for the third lecture in the MOVING, TEACHING, INSPIRING series. via Pocket
culture  impact  museums  uk 
may 2017 by kintopp
Are Mobile Apps Worth It For Cultural Organizations? (DATA) | Know Your Own Bone
The short answer: No. Mobile applications have been a hot topic for a long while within the visitor-serving industry. There are mobile applications for all kinds of museums, zoos, aquariums, historic sites, and performing arts entities. via Pocket
culture  impact  ios  mobile  museums 
april 2017 by kintopp
Continuous Access To Cultural Heritage (CATCH)
In the CATCH programme, IT researchers and heritage managers work together on making heritage available digitally. The programme encourages collaboration, innovation and the transfer of knowledge. CATCH stands for Continuous Access to Cultural Heritage. via Pocket
culture  datasets  museums  netherlands 
april 2017 by kintopp
GitHub - sotojuan/get-met-url: Get a Met Museum image URL by Object ID
The Met recently open sourced a huge CSV file of their collection. The problem is that it doesn't include the direct link to the image of a specific artwork. This module solves that problem. Return a Promise of either the direct image link or an error. via Pocket
art  datasets  images  metadata  museums 
april 2017 by kintopp
British Museum - Events - Conference - Building cultural heritage knowledge <br />
This conference seeks to highlight the challenges for sustainable knowledge building between cultural heritage institutions, universities and the other interested audiences. via Pocket
conference  culture  linkeddata  museums  uk 
march 2017 by kintopp
Constructing Scientific Communities | Citizen Science in the 19th and 21st Centuries
When Darwin was developing his theories of evolution he read avidly in popular natural history magazines and sought out information from an army of almost 2000 correspondents. via Pocket
crowdsourcing  history  museums  oxford 
april 2016 by kintopp
Wikidata:Flemish art collections, Wikidata and Linked Open Data - Wikidata
In this project, a group of Flemish museums and art collections publish metadata of their art collections (estimated: 30,000 artworks in total) on Wikidata, and then make this dataset available as Linked Open Data (LOD) (?). All the artworks have persistent identifiers (?). via Pocket
art  datasets  linkeddata  museums  wiki 
november 2015 by kintopp
Ideum - Exhibit Design + Multitouch Software and Hardware
An NSF supported software development kit (SDK) for Flash that is free for museums, students, nonprofits, and educational use. via Pocket
exhibit  hardware  interface  museums  touch 
october 2015 by kintopp
LODLAM – Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives & Museums
Below, you’ll find all of the latest news and goings on in the LODLAM community, including upcoming events, published reports, etc. You can also keep an eye on #LODLAM on the Twitter stream below and to the right. You can find resources about LODLAM in the full resources page. via Pocket
archives  culture  linked  data  museums  open  access 
july 2015 by kintopp
Guest blog: Aggregation & the Culture Grid - Museums Computer Group
This is a guest post by Collections Trust CEO Nick Poole following a recent email to the Museums Computer Group list. For further information about the Collections Trust, see ªª ºº via Pocket
culture  libraries  metadata  museums 
june 2015 by kintopp
Kunsthistorisches Museum: Ganymed
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Neue Burg Theseustempel Wien Entdecken Sie auch Die Kaiserliche Wagenburg WienDas Schloss Ambras InnsbruckWeltmuseum WienDas Österreichische Theatermuseum Die Standorte via Pocket
art  ios  museums 
february 2015 by kintopp
Curious Images conference, BL Labs, 18 December 2014 | Digital Humanities at The Open University
On Thursday 12th of December 2013, British Library Labs and The Digital Research Team in the Digital Scholarship department at the British Library put 1 million images on to Flickr Commons. To mark this anniversary British Library Labs are organising the Curious Images conference. via Pocket
archives  art  conference  museums  research  images 
december 2014 by kintopp
The programs of CASVA include fellowships, meetings, research, and publications. These are privately funded through endowments and grants to the National Gallery of Art. The permanent staff includes three deans, an administrator, and seven support staff members. via Pocket
arthistory  centers  museums  research 
december 2014 by kintopp

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