14 February 2014
Scotland’s National Collections
and the Digital Humanities
Malcolm Chapman, Head of Collections Managemen...
2
The Hunterian, University of Glasgow
• One of the leading four UK university
museums
• World class resource for the stud...
3
Social Media
4
Research Projects
5
Student Research Engagement
6
Online Collection Systems
7
Online Collection Systems
8
Collection Systems pre-2014
Offline Collections Systems
Kelvin Hall
Online Collections Systems - Ambition
• Improved web interfaces
• Functional image library
• Onscreen comparison of result...
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Scotland's National Collections and the Digital Humanities - Malcolm Chapman

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Flash presentation at a workshop for 'Scotland's National Collections and the Digital Humanities,' a knowledge-exchange project hosted at the University of Edinburgh. 14 Feb. 2014. http://www.blogs.hss.ed.ac.uk/archives-now/

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Scotland's National Collections and the Digital Humanities - Malcolm Chapman

  1. 1. 14 February 2014 Scotland’s National Collections and the Digital Humanities Malcolm Chapman, Head of Collections Management The Hunterian University of Glasgow e. malcolm.chapman@glasgow.ac.uk t: 0141 330 1983
  2. 2. 2 The Hunterian, University of Glasgow • One of the leading four UK university museums • World class resource for the study of material culture, taxonomy and biodiversity • • Over 1.3m objects created over 200 years for research, teaching and reference • Recognised as a Collection of National Significance by Scottish Government
  3. 3. 3 Social Media
  4. 4. 4 Research Projects
  5. 5. 5 Student Research Engagement
  6. 6. 6 Online Collection Systems
  7. 7. 7 Online Collection Systems
  8. 8. 8 Collection Systems pre-2014
  9. 9. Offline Collections Systems
  10. 10. Kelvin Hall
  11. 11. Online Collections Systems - Ambition • Improved web interfaces • Functional image library • Onscreen comparison of results • Onscreen results sorting • Linking between results sets • Reusable results (e.g. downloadable, interoperable) • Front-end interoperability with other systems (e.g. Kelvin Hall, university library) • Improved global access to the collection

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