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  • Join | Membership

    An outline of benefits available to Canadian heritage institutions upon becoming members of CHIN as part of a network of more than 1,400 heritage institutions in communities across Canada.

  • Australian Copyright Council - Online Information Centre

    L'ICOMOS se consacre à la conservation et à la protection des monuments, des ensembles et des sites du patrimoine culturel. C'est la seule organisation internationale non gouvernementale de ce type qui se consacre à promouvoir la théorie, la méthodologie et la technologie appliquées à la conservation, la protection et la mise en valeur des monuments et des sites. Ses travaux sont basés sur les principes inscrits dans la charte internationale de 1964 sur la conservation et la restauration des monuments et des sites, dite charte de Venise.

  • CreativeCommons Rights Expression Language (ccREL)

    First developed in 2002, ccREL provides a framework for expressing rights information for open access web resources. The ccREL metadata record includes simple Dublin Core elements to describe the resource, and additional elements to describe the Creative Commons licence that is associated with it. Available in English only.

  • International Journal of Digital Curation

    From the website / du site W3: "The IJDC is entirely devoted to papers, articles and news items on curation of digital objects and related issues. The journal is published in electronic form, two times a year."

  • Museums Association of Saskatchewan: Education and Professional Development

    MAS offers diverse education, training, and professional development learning opportunities.

  • Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS)

    From the Web site: "The Art Libraries Society of North America was founded in 1972 at the initiative of Judith Hoffberg by a group of art librarians attending the American Library Association annual conference in Chicago. This group realized that to fulfill the need among art librarians for better communication and cooperation, and to provide a forum for ideas, projects, and programs, an entirely new and separate organization was required. Inspired by the model of the Art Libraries Society, established in 1969 in the United Kingdom and Ireland, ARLIS/NA was created."

  • ISEA International (formerly Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts)

    From the Web site: "ISEA is a non-profit international organization whose membership and collaborators consists of a wide range of individuals and institutions involved in the creative, theoretical and technological aspects of electronic arts."

  • Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA)

    The CDWA is a product of the Art Information Task Force (AITF) and funded by the J. Paul Getty Trust. "The Categories describe the content of art databases by articulating a conceptual framework for describing and accessing information about objects and images. They identify vocabulary resources and descriptive practices that will make information residing in diverse systems both more compatible and more accessible. They also provide a framework to which existing art information systems can be mapped and upon which new systems can be developed...The Categories advise the use of controlled vocabularies, authorities, and consistent formatting of certain information to ensure efficient end-user retrieval.". Available in English only.

  • Rues principales Foundation

    From the Web site: "The Foundation's mission, within the framework of a service agreement with the municipalities, consists in introducing a revitalization process that helps in tackling the challenges inherent in revitalization. It does this by encouraging business development and job creation, improving the area's quality of life and cachet, introducing imaginative public and promotional activities, and conserving and bringing into light each municipality's unique heritage."

  • ERPANET (Electronic Resource Preservation and Access NETwork)

    From the Web site: "ERPANET... will make viable and visible information, best practice and skills development in the area of digital preservation of cultural heritage and scientific objects."