2014 Report on Digitisation, Online Accessibility and Digital Preservation of Cultural Material

The European Commission monitors progress in the area of Digitisation, Online Accessibility and Digital Preservation of Cultural Material. This 2014 Status Report shows that there has been an increase of digitisation plans and overviews of digitised material, more cross-border collaboration and public-private partnerships as well as pooling of digitisation efforts through competence centres or specific aggregators. Web visibility of cultural …

3-D Digital Preservation of At-Risk Global Cultural Heritage

Designated communities are central to validation of preservation. If a designated community is able to understand and use information found within a digital repository, the assumption is that the information has been properly preserved. As judging the trustworthiness of information requires at least some level of understanding of that information, this paper presents results of a study aimed at developing …