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    • The Italian MICHAEL instance The MICHAEL Project is funded under the  European Commission eTEN Programme Giuliana De Francesco - MiBAC
    • Installation and localisation
      • The software platform
      • Partnership with CASPUR (Inter-University Consortium for Supercomputing Applications)
      • Installation and maintainance of the software platform
      • One server (production module + publication module + database)
      • Five entities implemented
      • 20 workspaces
      • Multilinguality concerns only a few border regions. Our multilingual challenge was to transfer every relevant bit of information into Italian!
      • Translation of the data model and the relevant documentation
      • Translation of the user interface of the production module
      • Online help in Italian
      • Italian terminology lists
        • Some translated and adapted from the European ones
        • Some mapped into the European lists
        • Some local
      Installation and localisation
    • Production module, localised for Italy Log in
    • Workspa ce selection Production module, localised for Italy
    • Homepage Production module, localised for Italy
    • Terminology lists Production module, localised for Italy
    • Help online Production module, localised for Italy
    • Publi c interface http://www.michael-culture.it
    • Publi c interface http://www.michael-culture.it Sear ch: spatial coverage
    • Publi c interface http://www.michael-culture.it Sear ch: subject
    • Sear ch: physical object Publi c interface http://www.michael-culture.it
    • Results list Publi c interface http://www.michael-culture.it
    • Re cord display Publi c interface http://www.michael-culture.it
    • Population of the system
      • Objectives
      • Surveying digital cultural collections:
      • Covering the whole territory (small, medium and large institutions, at national, regional and local level)
      • Including all cultural and scientific sectors (archives, libraries, museums, universities, catalogue and preservation offices etc.)
      • Integrating the survey within other national initiatives (MICHAEL IT action line of the Portal for the Italian Culture)
    • Population of the system
      • Covering collection description initiatives
      • Almost no relevant initiative came out in Italy in the field of collection description
      • One database of archaeological collections (about 100 records) was recovered through retrospective conversion (manual data input)
      • No migrations into the MICHAEL system
    • Populating the system
      • Covering the territory
      • Bringing together separate domains
        • Institutions directly managed by MiBAC
        • Regions
        • Universities
      • Planning enlargement to:
        • Education sector
        • Public and private partners of the Portal for Italian Culture
        • Private and no-profit organisations
    • Populating the system
      • Covering the territory: MiBAC
        • State archives (about 140, coordination by MiBAC Directorate General for the Archives)
        • State libraries (almost 50, coordination by MiBAC Dir. Gen. for Book Heritage and ICCU)
        • MiBAC Regional Directorates (17, covering all other heritage sectors: architectural, archaeological, art historical, ethnological, etc. )
    • Populating the system Covering the territory: Regions 20 Regions, responsible for access and promotion of heritage within their territory The participation of the Regions (=local authorities) to MICHAEL was needed in order to cover the main cultural digital collections developed with public funding in Italy.
    • Populating the system
      • Covering the territory: academic field
      • 77 Universities, largely autonomous, managing academic libraries, museums, department collections etc.
      • Agreements with CRUI and BEIC
      • The University survey is organised autonomously:
        • A central supervising team based in Padua (Veneto), working in contact with MiBAC central team
        • One or more reference people appointed in each University
    • Populating the system
      • Covering the territory: approach
      • Pursuing institutional contacts
        • MiBAC: Central Offices and Institutes, Regional Directorates
        • Region’s Offices for culture
        • CRUI (Conference of the Rectors of the Italian Universities)
        • Exploiting MINERVA network
      • “ De-centralized” approach: distribution of responsibilities
      • Objective was the establishment of a network of centres of responsibility and contact points
      • Cooperation among institutions placed in the same area (e.g. Regions and corresponding MiBAC Regional Directorate
    • Populating the system
      • Covering the territory: tools
        • Memorandums (MiBAC)
        • Official letters (MiBAC, Regions)
        • Bilateral agreements (Universities, Regions)
        • Dissemination events (Private organisations, local initiatives)
        • Local projects, contracts: MiBAC recruits as consultants the cataloguers selected by the Regional partner on the basis of a joint (Region + MiBAC Regional Dir.) cataloguing project
        • Workspaces
      • Cataloguing teams
      • Supervisor/s (usually appointed officials) + cataloguers
      • Supervisors:
        • select and supervise cataloguers
        • take care of the accuracy of data
        • keep responsibility for contributing and updating records
      • Cataloguers: selected by the Region and employed by MiBAC
      • Workspaces: the records produced by each local team are stored in a separate workspace in the same MICHAEL server. This allows cooperative work though protecting the data from external interventions.
      Populating the system
      • Cataloguing teams
      • Local teams survey the institutions and the collections within the local area
      • They contact the local institutions/organisations:
        • Introducing MICHAEL
        • Asking for a reference person
        • Getting information about collections and services
      • Enter and validate data into the system
      • Can export and re-use their data in any local application
      Populating the system
    • Training and support
      • Central team based at MiBAC
      • Training for cataloguers and supervisors
      • Periodical technical and monitoring meetings
      • Support material
        • Online help, translation of guides and handbooks
      • Support services
        • Helpdesk
        • Mailing list for cataloguers and supervisors
      • Monitoring and revision of data
    • National rollout
      • Role of MiBAC: “Light” central overall coordination:
        • Framework agreements, letters etc. (each new agreement is adjusted to the specific needs)
        • Recommendations about the skills needed by cataloguers
        • Training and support
        • Monitoring and revising
        • Integration with the Portal for the Italian Culture
    • Population of the system – Current situation 500 Progetto o programma 1600 Collezione fisica 1500 Servizio o prodotto 1500 Istituzione 2600 Collezione digitale Total Record type
    • Rights
      • MiBAC is the owner of the copyright of metadata entered into the Italian instance. This is specified by contracts with individual cataloguers.
      • Records are licensed under Creative Commons ‘Attribution Non-commercial’ (by-nc) in the public interface.
      • This means that everyone can copy, distribute and re-use the metadata for non-commercial purposes, provided that the source is mentioned
    • Synergies
      • MICHAEL is being integrated with the Portal for the Italian culture Cultura Italia
      • MICHAEL repository is one of the Portal’s content provider: MICHAEL data model is being mapped into the Portal application profile
      • MICHAEL catalogue of digital collections allows the portal to identify further content provider
      • The Portal programme will contribute to the sustainability of MICHAEL
    • National rollout – Open issues
      • Draft vs. validated records
      • Quality issues
        • Accordance with the data model
        • Consistency
        • Accuracy
      • Revision of data, revision of the organisational model
      • Planning for sustainability
        • Harvesting data into the Portal
        • Data update
        • Enlargement of the survey
    • Contact
      • [email_address]
      • http://www.michael-culture.it/