Digital Repositories for small memory institutions

During this course you will learn how to organize and perform digitisation activities in small memory institution e.g. public library or local museum. This course shows how to digitise cultural heritage objects, how to prepare them for on-line presentation and how to describe them with metadata. Besides of necessary theoretical background, the course includes also practical instructions which will enable small institutions to create high quality digital content and make it available to services like Europeana.

  • Creator: Access it plus project - Publisher: Adam Dudczak
  • Tags: digitisation, cultural heritage, digital libraries, europeana, dspace, greenstone, dlibra, digitlab, scanning, dublin core, europeana semantic elements, europeana data model, ESE, EDM - Subject: Librarianship and Information Management - Audience: Students - Educational level: Tertiary
  • Language: English - License: Creative Commons - No Commercial ShareAlike - Time updated: Thursday, 12 December 2013, 6:21 PM
Creator notes

This course was tested with Moodle 2.4 and 2.6. All the information related to reusing the whole course or its parts were described here.

The AccessIT and AccessIT plusprojects are aimed to deliver a unique package of practical training and skills development, supported by clear guidance, to enable smaller, local cultural organizations to most effectively deliver and disseminate arts and cultural offerings to the citizens of Europe.

At the moment there are two available courses "Digital repositories for small memory institutions" and "Cooperation with Europeana" both are available for guests (you don't have to register). Feel free to contact us in terms of any questions - all kind of feedback is appreciated.

If you want to use these courses in your institution please take a look at "Using ACCESS IT e-learning courses".

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This course reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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