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American Arts Collaborative Grant Planning

  2. 2. MEETING AGENDA I. Welcome and Introductions I. Consultants II. Advisors III. Members II. Member Survey Results III. Objectives & Timeframe for Planning Grant IV. Upcoming Educational Briefings
  3. 3. I. INTRODUCTIONS CONSULTANTS • Eleanor Fink • Design for Context • Duane Degler • Neal Johnson
  4. 4. I. INTRODUCTIONS ADVISORS • Martin Doerr, Centre for Cultural Informatics of the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH • Tim Finin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County • Craig Knoblock, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California • Robert Sanderson, Stanford University Libraries • Thorny Staples, Research Information Services, Smithsonian Institution
  5. 5. I. INTRODUCTIONS • Indianapolis Museum of Art • National Museum of Wildlife Art • National Portrait Gallery • Princeton University Art Museum • Smithsonian American Art Museum • Walters Art Gallery MEMBERS • Amon Carter Museum of American Art • Archives of American Art • Autry National Center of the American West • Colby College Museum of Art • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art • Dallas Museum of Art • Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
  7. 7. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT OBJECTIVES • Increase the knowledge and understanding of LOD among the member museums • Develop a shared vision and collaborative agenda for museum LOD • Outline subsequent phases of work • Phase 1 - Action plan for converting to LOD to create a critical mass of American art data • Phase 2 - Develop use cases for discovery tools and applications to navigate across member LOD • Draft a report & seek funding to advance the agenda
  8. 8. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT EDUCATIONAL BRIEFINGS Possible topics: • What is linked open data (LOD)? • Tools for converting and managing LOD • Ontologies, especially what’s in use in the cultural community • Models for managing LOD: federated vs. aggregated model • Examples of LOD in practice
  9. 9. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT WORKING GROUPS Possible groups: • The “O” in LOD: issues & concerns with IP • Best practices in the archival community • Others? (TBD)
  10. 10. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT MEETINGS: ONLINE AND IN-PERSON • Ad-hoc online meetings to define mission/goals; discuss aspects of agenda • Ad-hoc meeting at MCN, Dallas, November 19-22, 2014 • Early 2015 in-person meeting in Washington, DC
  11. 11. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT FUTURE PLANNING Review of Working Documents Leading to Grant Application to Funders
  12. 12. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT TIMEFRAME Month 1 (August): Grant received; contract consultants; plan and prepare Months 2-5 (September-December): Introduction, educational briefings, online discussion, working groups Month 4 (November): Ad-hoc MCN meeting Month 6 (January): In-person meeting in Washington, DC Months 7-8 (February-March): Draft and review of AAC agenda Month 9 (April): Apply to Mellon for next Phase of Work
  13. 13. IV. UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL BRIEFINGS September 30, Noon-1pm (EST) Introduction to LOD and LOD tool sets Speaker: Pedro Szekeley TBD (October) Introduction to ontologies & CIDOC-CRM Speaker: Stephen Stead

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