Day1, debate 2, Hans Van Der Linden


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Day1, debate 2, Hans Van Der Linden

  1. 1. National approaches to digitisation  Flemish Ministry of Culture, Youth, Sports and Media Hans van der Linden - DISH 9/12/2009  
  2. 2. Cultural heritage <ul><li>Belgium : regions and communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Cultureel’ & ‘onroerend’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Cultureel’ = ‘roerend’ en ‘immaterieel’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>national library, national archive are managed by the Federal Government </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Europe : ‘Cultural Heritage’ </li></ul><ul><li>= culture + media + science + tangible heritage </li></ul>
  3. 3. Culture and innovation <ul><li>IBBT ( Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology ) : independent research institute founded by the Flemish Government to stimulate ICT innovation by multi-disciplinary demand-driven research: eg. Erfgoed 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative procurement : The Flemish Government invites companies to map the challenges. Afterwards it’s up to the entreprises to find technological, organisational and/or social solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>CIP ICT PSP : National Contact Points for setting up projectpartnerships </li></ul>
  4. 4. How to catch up with the arrears regarding digital content? <ul><li>Standardization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All initiatives related to digitising, will apply commonly accepted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>international standards that might be imposed by the Flemish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Cultural Heritage Decree (2008)) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple finalities : archiving, opening up and exchanging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different subsectors : archives, museums, libraries, audiovisual collection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publication based on consensus of all relevant organisations dealing with ‘cultural heritage’ </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How to catch up with the arrears regarding digital content? (2) <ul><li>Feasibility study on a cross-sectoral metadata aggregator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organisational and technical solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widely supported: added value for Europeana, education, tourism, … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finding resources within and outside the decretal framework </li></ul>
  6. 6. Digital sustainability <ul><li>Concept </li></ul><ul><li>a repository for all digital cultural heritage generated by all relevant subsectors. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on migration and emulation </li></ul><ul><li>Current research </li></ul><ul><li>IBBT: ‘BOM VL’  ‘Archipel’ and ‘Vlaanderen in Beeld’ </li></ul>
  7. 7. E-inclusion <ul><li>Changing role of public libraries in providing access to the digital world / </li></ul><ul><li>digital content </li></ul><ul><li>Focus of a conference within the Belgian EU-presidency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology and Beyond in Public Libraries (Sept. 22nd-23rd 2009) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow-up conference during second half of 2010 </li></ul></ul>