Opening up Cultural Collections: Providing access in a digital environment, Dublin (Seminar)

Posted: Monday, 29 October 2018

The Council of National Cultural Institutions Cataloguing & Digitisation sub-committee is pleased to open registration for its annual seminar: Opening up Cultural Collections: Providing access in a digital environment, to be held 22 November 2018 (9.30 - 13.00) at National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. 

With speakers from a number of different disciplines this seminar will look at ways in which access to cultural collections can be expanded using technology and new methodologies. The seminar is free of charge but places are limited.


9.30 - 10.00 Registration
10.00 - 10.10 Introduction
10.10 - 10.45 Jill Cousins, Director, Hunt Museum & Former Executive Director of Europeana Foundation 'Fear of Flying: European changes, stumbling blocks and the results of open culture for museums and galleries'
10.45 - 11.15 Jane Bramwell, Tate Head of Library, Archive & Collection Access 'Archives and Access, the digitisation of Tate's Archive collection'
11.15 - 11.45 Coffee/Tea Break
11.45 - 12.15 Rebecca O'Neill, Project Coordinator, Wikimedia Community Ireland 'Using Wikipedia as a point of access for Cultural Collections'
12.15 - 12.50 Case Studies:
Richard Weinacht, Digital Imaging Officer, Photographic Department, National Museum of Ireland. 'Images of Collections: DAMS, Workflow and Metadata in the Photographic Department'
Catherine Sheridan, Librarian, The National Gallery of Ireland 'The End of Silos: Integrating GLAM Collections'
12.50 - 13.00 Q&A

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