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Interoperability and service provision centres Working group

Technical Guidelines
for Digital Cultural Content Creation Programmes
Version 1.0: Revised 08 April 2004

This document has been developed on behalf of the Minerva Project by UKOLN, University of Bath, in association with MLA The Council for Museums, Libraries & Archives

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Credits & Acknowledgements

General co-ordination
Rossella Caffo (Minerva Project Manager), Antonella Fresa (Minerva TechnicalCoordinator)

Pete Johnston (UKOLN, UK) and David Dawson (MLA, UK)

European Editorial Committee
EelcoBruinsma, Consultant, NL Rob Davies, MDR Partners / PULMAN Project, UK David Dawson, MLA, UK Bert DegenhardDrenth, Adlib Information Systems / EMII-DCF Project, NL Giuliana De Francesco, Ministero per ibeni e le attivitàculturali, IT Muriel Foulonneau, Relais Club Europe / EMII-DCF Project, FR Gordon McKenna, mda / EMII-DCF project, UK Paul Miller, UKOLN, UK Maureen Potter, ERPANET Project, NL JosTaekema, Digital Erfgoed Nederland, NL Chris Turner, MLA, UK

Marzia Piccininno (Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali, Italy)

Web version
Maria Teresa Natale and Andrea Tempera

This document is based primarily on four sources.

  • the NOF-digitise Technical Standards and Guidelines (Version 5, February 2003), that were developed on behalf of the UK New Opportunities Fund (NOF), by UKOLN, University of Bath, in association with Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives & Libraries
  • additional information provided to NOF-digitise projects in support of the Standards and Guidelines by the NOF-digitise Technical Advisory Service, operated for NOF by UKOLN and the Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS), in the form of the programme manual, briefing papers and FAQs
  • the Framework Report (September 2003), published by the European Museums’ Information Institute – Distributed Content Framework (EMII-DCF) project, particularly the Data Capture Model in Chapter 16
  • the Good Practice Handbook (Version 1.2, November 2003), developed by the Minerva project (Working Group 6).

NOF-digitise Technical Standards and Guidelines

NOF-digitise Technical Advisory Service Programme Manual

NOF-digitise Technical Advisory Service FAQ

EMII-DCF Framework Report

Minerva Working Group 6: Good Practice Handbook

It also draws on a number of other sources:

The Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections

The NINCH Guide to Good Practice in the Digital Representation and Management of Cultural Heritage Materials

Research Libraries Group Cultural Materials Initiative: Recommendations for Digitizing for RLG Cultural Materials

Research Libraries Group Cultural Materials Initiative: Description Guidelines

Canadian Heritage Standards and Guidelines for Digitization Projects

Working with the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER): Standards and Guidelines to Build a National Resource

JISC Information Environment Architecture Standards Framework

The Public Libraries Managing Advanced Networks (PULMAN) Guidelines

UKOLN is funded by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher and Further Education Funding Councils, as well as by project funding from the JISC and the European Union. UKOLN also receives support from the University of Bath where it is based.




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