From the Web site: "Mouseia lends an online presence to the core of thinking that has defined museology as discipline and praxis, while utilizing all that the web can avail in engaging multimedia communication, and leading peer-review scholarly publication. We are committed to diverse perspectives of museum ideas and practice, and global as well as local stories."
The ICN works towards a society that handles its cultural heritage with full awareness so that this heritage can continue to fulfill its function in perpetuity. Together with the keepers of the Dutch Collection and the knowledge it embodies, the ICN develops information that supports and improves the management and maintenance of the Collection. The ICN renders the significance of this information evident and recognizable and ensures its distribution. The ICN is assigned by the Minister of OCW to manage a collection of moveable cultural heritage belonging to the Dutch State and strives for its greatest possible visibility.
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From the Web site: "... the Journal exists as an academic World Wide Web publication, disseminating information to the global conservation and museum community. The papers and articles found in the Journal represent the work of conservation and museum studies students from around the world, and have been refereed by academic staff representing conservation and museum studies training programmes."
From the Web site: "Canada's supersite for the nonprofit sector --- 3,000 pages of news, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers."
A discussion forum for individuals interested in architectural restoration and preservation.
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The Variable Media Network has many different institutional and individual contributors that have developed tools, methods, and standards for the preservation of conceptual, minimalist and video art. Major partners include the Guggenheim Museum and the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology. Available in English and French.
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.
The Gateway to Educational Materials is a large U.S. initiative with the goal of providing Internet access to educational materials. GEM has created a metadata element set, based on Dublin Core, with the addition of education-specific elements. Although not billed as a "standard", the GEM Element Set has been widely used; the metadata elements used in CHIN's Learning With Museums were based largely on the GEM Element Set. Available in English only.
Developed by the Société des musées québécois (SMQ), this document offers guidelines for recording proper names (names of people and organizations). Available in French only.
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