February 2004, n.6
edited by Minerva
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for the collection of good practices in digitisation and information
on competence centres
is starting a new campaign for the collection of good practices
in digitisation and information on competence centres in order
to update the Minerva Knowledge base.
As you know, Minerva has just published the Good Practice Handbook
edited by WP6, where good practices are selected according to
ten different categories:
We have also
updated both nomination forms which are available on line:
Project Planning (The Reasons for the project, Human Resources,
Source Material for Digitisation (Establish Selection Criteria,
Selection Against the criteria)
for Digitisation (Hardware; Software; Environment)
of Originals (Moving and Manipulating Original Material)
Digitisation Process (Using Scanners; Using Digital Cameras;
Software Applications for Optical Character Recognition
of Digital Master Material (File Formats; Media Choices;
(The Scope of Meta-Data Used for Object Description; Appropriate
(Image Processing; 3D and Virtual Reality Issues; Online
and Copyright (Establing Copyright; Safeguarding Copyright)
Digitisation projects (Digitisation Process management;
Team Development; Staff Training; Working with Third Parties
for Technical Assistance; Working with Third Parties in
Cooperative projects and Content Sharing; Costs)
of the NRG, we have asked each country to promote this campaign.
Interested institutions can send the forms directly to Minerva
web site (email@example.com). Before publication in
the Minerva knowledge base, the forms will be submitted to the
competent NRG for approval.
about the campaigns:
Ministero per i Beni e le Attivitą Culturali
Via del Collegio
00186 Roma, Italy
Tel. 06 6723494, fax 06 6723499