Speaker: Marianne Peereboom
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Marianne Peereboom

Digitization Manager
Van Gogh Museum
P.O. Box 75366
Amsterdam Noord-Holland
1070 AJ The Netherlands

Marianne Peereboom is digitization manager and project manager at the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam. She has been responsible for the implementation of a high quality standards-based workflow for digital imaging and for setting up a new in-house photo studio, which is now fully operational. As manager of the photo studio Marianne supervises the systematic digitization of the collections of both the Van Gogh Museum and the Mesdag Museum in The Hague (part of the Van Gogh Museum and currently closed for renovation). She is also project manager for a infrastructural projects such as the selection and implementation of a new Collection Information System and a Digital Asset Management System. Marianne Peereboom has a degree in Dutch language and literature. Before her entrance in the museum world, she worked in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague, where she developed her project management skills and was involved in developing metadata standards to enable better information exchange on the web and in digitization of cultural heritage collections to enable broad access for extended user groups.

Marianne will present Van Gogh's Letters. Or how to make the results of 15 years of research widely accessible for various audiences and how to involve them?. [Paper]