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Economies of the Commons 3 – Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives

11 October 2012 Economies of the Commons 3: Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives will be the biggest ‘eCommons’ yet with two streams of extraordinary keynotes, presentations, hands-on workshops and plenty of networking. The conference will look at two themes: The challenge of large numbers: Digitization and restoration of film, A/V and photography and The future of archives: The Economies of Sharing & Re-Imagining the Archive.
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Use Survey: photos viewed much more often if context provided

03 November 2011 By including relevant information with the photos you increase the chance of people coming face to face with cultural heritage.
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Heritage sector innovator network at Museums and the Web

06 April 2011 The innovative capacity of the heritage sector is ripe for cultivation, but there is often not enough scope for, or priority given to, innovation in the relevant organisations.
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Images for the Future interim evaluation

09 December 2010 The implementation of the Images for the Future project is progressing according to schedule: this is the conclusion reached by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) in its interim evaluation of the project.
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National Archives & Spaarnestad Photo join Wikipedia!

06 September 2010 On 13 September 2010 the Nationaal Archief and Spaarnestad Photo will donate more than 1,000 photos to Wikimedia Netherlands, part of Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the largest online encyclopaedia in the world and is, moreover, entirely written and maintained by users. There is a substantial demand for images to illustrate the encyclopaedia entries, but in many cases the photographic material is not available legally.


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Evaluation of video labeling game ‘Waisda?’

19 January 2010 On the 19th of May 2009 the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision launched ‘Waisda?’ in collaboration with KRO, an innovative annotation game for video. In the form of a challenging game Waisda? asks the player to add keywords (tags) to video material. Its goal is to enhance the searchability of audiovisual archives. Waisda? is based upon the principle that one can speak of a meaningful description when several people individually give the same tag to a video. Waisda? is the world’s first operat (...)