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  • DELTA System (DEscription Language for TAxonomy)

    From the Web site / du site W3 : "The DELTA format (DEscription Language for TAxonomy) is a flexible and powerful method of recording taxonomic descriptions for computer processing."

  • Visual Arts and Galleries Association (VAGA) [UK]

    From the Web site / du site W3 : "VAGA is a membership body that represents the interests of organisations and individuals concerned with the exhibition, interpretation and development of modern and contemporary visual art on behalf of the public."

  • Digital Culture (DigiCULT)

    From the Web site / du site W3 : "Digital Culture (DigiCULT) is an IST Support Measure (IST-2001-34898) to establish a regular technology watch for cultural and scientific heritage over the period of 30 months (03/2002-08/2004)."

  • Case Study: Canada’s Got Treasures!

    One of a series of VMC lab project reports, this report provides lessons learned on a collaborative museum project intended to engage audiences and encourage content contribution.

  • Creator Guidelines. Making and maintaining digital materials : Guidelines for individuals

    This brochure-style document, created by The InterPARES 2 Project can help your museum make informed decisions about creating and maintaining digital materials in ways that help ensure their preservation for as long as they are needed.

    While these guidelines can be applied to various kinds of digital publications, documents, and data, they are especially important for digital records. They are applicable to records that need to be maintained for only a short period of time as well as to those that require long-term maintenance. Adherence to these guidelines will help ensure that records that merit long-term preservation in an archival repository will be accessible when they are turned over to the care of a trusted custodian.

    The guidelines have been tailored to address the preservation needs of organizations or programs whose records must be retained and consulted for long periods and those of archival institutions that take on the responsibility for the long-term preservation of

  • World Federation of Friends of Museums (WFFM)

    From the Web site: "The World Federation of Friends of Museums is an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation legally constituted in Belgium in 1975. Recognising the need to join forces for the exchange of ideas and experiences in the conservation of cultural heritage, it unites the growing number of friends of museums in different countries. WFFM promotes the establishment and development of national associations and federations of Friends of Museums around the world and supports their initiatives towards the enrichment of museums."

  • Manitoba Museums and Galleries

    Museums, Historical & Cultural Places in Manitoba.

  • Introduction to Documentation of Heritage Collections

    The course entitled Introduction to Documentation of Heritage Collections allows you to acquire a fundamental knowledge and to develop the required competency levels needed to successfully carry out a collections documentation project in your institution.

    This introductory course on the documentation of heritage collections will allow you to:
    - learn basic theoretical concepts on the documentation of heritage collections;
    - identify the available tools and recommended ways of documenting collections efficiently;
    - use appropriate criteria to make informed choices that are adapted to your specific needs.

    Available in French and English.

  • Fédération Mondiale des Amis des Musées (FMAM)

    Du site W3 : "La Fédération Mondiale des Amis des Musées est une organisation internationale, non-gouvernementale et sans but lucratif, légalement constituée en Belgique en 1975. Eprouvant le besoin de réunir les forces pour des échanges d'idées et d'expériences dans la conservation de l'héritage culturel, elle réunit un nombre grandissant d'Amis de musées dans divers pays."

  • Ontario Museum Association - Guide to Ontario Museums

    Ontario Museum Association Portals'