Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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Using LIDO as an Interoperability Tool for the Finnish Museums Sector: A Hands-on Approach to Aggregating Content from the Museum Collection Management Systems to the National Digital Library of Finland

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digital libraries
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interoperability
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linked data
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LIDO
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metadata aggregation
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The Finnish National Digital Library (NDL) project combines the digital resources of Finnish libraries, archives and museums to one comprehensive information retrieval (IR) portal called the Public Interface. The NDL Public Interface also contains necessary interfaces for linking the correct web-services to corresponding digital resources, such as image requests etc.

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Paper - in formal session

Sharing cultural heritage the linked open data way - everyone's invited

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linked data
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interoperability
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Sharing the Universe
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crowdsourcing
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business strategies
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cultural heritage information standards
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As galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMS) are redefining their role as nodes in a wider network of content creators and providers, open innovation becomes key. GLAMS across the world are beginning to explore the added value of sharing data resources following the so-called linked open data (LOD) principles.

Type: 
Paper - in formal session