'Open Heritage Data has clear goals: to 'inspire and kickstart' GLAM professionals' involvement with these concepts and to explore how some users (termed 'heritage amateurs') engage with the data. Combined with the author's autoethnographic approach, this book produces a persuasive argument for making heritage data open, with many examples showing the benefit of the author's extensive experience...Overall, the text succeeds in positively presenting the value of open heritage data and encouraging professionals to learn more.'
The Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (ARCHI) is a pivotal resource for cultural heritage scholars, professionals and students providing a compendium of current research, educational initiatives and best practices.
Goodman's invaluable resource includes 72 time-saving guides that will streamline your processes. Addressing myriad marketing, publicity, and promotion activities, this book is packed with tried and true best practices and useful tips for organizations of all sizes.
Exploring Discovery examines the range of discovery-focused tools and technologies being deployed by libraries and provides a series of case studies illustrating the interfaces and technologies that can be used by libraries today.
This book provides a wide range of international guidance and perspectives on the complexity of issues surrounding the preservation of local cultural heritage, ranging from formal cultural heritage institutions to individual community members in the associated processes of creation, organization, access, use and preservation.
This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage organisations.
This book addresses the issues around valuing objects in cultural collections, ranging from high-value to low or no-value, including practical advice on how to assign values and examples from museums, libraries and archives.
The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and practice as demonstrated by creative professionals working in the field of art librarianship.
This book traces the trajectory of the community archives movement, including development to sites such as historical societies, social movement organisations and community centres, and explores new definitions of what community archives might encompass, particularly in relation to disciplines outside the archives.
A guide to collections management. It addresses the key principles and strategies for looking after culturally significant objects and their associated information as well as the relevant laws and codes of ethics. It covers the information a collections manager needs to know, whatever the size and type of collection.
In today's hectic and challenging world of website management, it is increasingly important for cultural heritage institutions to make the most out of their presence online. This book provides a complete guide for any institution looking to build or maintain a cultural heritage web presence. It also includes examples and case studies.
Brings together a group of international experts to consider the following key issues: What is the role of digital resources in the research life cycle? Do the arts and humanities face a 'data deluge'? How are digital collections to be sustained over the long term? What is the role of digital collections in the 'digital economy'?
Offers a comprehensive introduction to this important global field drawing together a broad spectrum of disciplines. This title covers key topics that include: social media and crowd sourcing; digital images and digitisation; 3D scanning and museums; studying users and readers; electronic text and corpora; archaeology and GIS; and, more.