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New Technologies at the Vancouver Maritime Museum!

April 2016

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With the use of digital technology, visitors can experience navigating the St. Roch Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) schooner through the Northwest Passage at the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

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Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

April 2016

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Around the world, interest is growing around a promising technology that has the potential to enhance and enrich access to public information: Linked Open Data. CHIN is exploring the technology’s potential for Artefacts Canada through a Linked Open Data Demonstration Project, which will be online by April 2016.

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One Museum’s Response to Photo-Taking in the Museum

March 2016

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As the use of smartphones, tablets, selfie sticks and photography in museums has become more prevalent, many worry that these devices distract visitors from genuinely engaging with the museum experience. The Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands has offered a unique solution: it asks visitors to draw rather than take photos of the art.

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Digital Technology to Help Replicate Threatened Historical Objects and Sites

March 2016

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The Institute for Digital Archeology (IDA), a joint venture between Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and Dubai’s Museum of the Future, is leading a project where digital technology will be used to replicate threatened heritage objects and sites.

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Crowdfunding the Restoration and Preservation of Heritage Places in Canada

March 2016

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This Place Matters is a not-for-profit crowdfunding initiative run by The National Trust for Canada that helps Canadian communities save and restore heritage places that are important to them.

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Canadian Geographic: Deadline for the December 2016 Issue

March 2016

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You have until Monday, August 8, 2016 to submit an artefact in the “What’s This?” feature of the December issue of Canadian Geographic magazine.

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The CHIN Listservs Are Back!

March 2016

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We are pleased to announce the re-launching of the CHIN-hosted email distribution lists!

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