DigCurV Game of Data Life Cycles

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What about: ‘The Game of Data Life Cycles’ was presented at the Intel European Research & Innovation Conference (ERIC) 2011 as a poster for the focus area, Social Participation and Digital Communities.

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DigCurV Game of Data Life Cycles

  1. 1. Digital Cultural Heritage and Social Participation If one agrees with this Fribourg Declaration on Cultural Right’s precept that: ‘violations of cultural rights give rise to identity-related tensions and conflicts which are one of the principal cause of violence, wars and terrorism,’ then artefacts of culture and identity are of paramount importance for social cohesion. Yet caretakers of cultural heritage objects are struggling in the digital age. Museums, libraries and archives face huge challenges in our modern information ecosystem, threatening the crucial interpretive and preservative layers they provide for cultural information. Trinity College Dublin (TCD) approaches this challenge along the lifecycle of cultural objects to support new forms of cultural connection in the digital age. TCD is exploring how, by intervening at various stages using digital humanities technologies, connections to place, time and Cycles history can be fostered within our museums, libraries and archives. CENDARIDigital Curator Vocational Education European Digital and Archival You found an exciting Resource Infrastructure (CENDARI) Europe (DigCurV) helps Your search results don’t professionals in the cultural historical object! Go engages with researchers to make sense. Go back 1 box. increase access to records of heritage sector to preserve and forward to CULTURA.curate the projects and objects that historic importance across the they possess. It addresses European Research Area byavailability of vocational training in integrating digital archives for the library, museum, archive and mediaeval and modern history. cultural heritage sectors. Artefacts of culture and identity are of paramount importance for social cohesion. Caretakers of cultural Data Visualisation reveals heritage objects are struggling in the digital age. Your data doesn’t Museums, Libraries and archives face huge chall- interoperate with new exciting results! Go enges in our modern information ecosystem, collections. Go back 2 forward to CENDARI. threatening The crucial Interpretive and boxes. preservative Layers they provide for cultural information.The objects that human beings leave as evidence of ‘who we are’ become the basis for Museum director knows successive generations to address this same what she needs to do to essential question of identity. In the digital age, the prepare staff for new process of identity formation has opened up Staff needs up-skilling. Go virtual exhibition. Go possibilities for exciting global communities to form Back to DigCurV. forward to DigCurV. around the latest viral meme. Visions of community mustnt emerge in ignorance of, or in spite of, the lessons of history and the evidence of human strength and frailty. Preservation of this perspective Investigating cultural is the specialty of our museums, libraries and archives, therefore it is of great importance to civil objects makes you feel Killer App! society that they have a voice in the digital more connected. Go Go forward 2 boxes. commons. Trinity College Dublin is exploring how digital forward to CULTURA. humanities technologies can intervene at various stages to create connections to place, time, and history fostered in these institutions. Everyone has a right to heritage. The archive you need is Cultivating Understanding and in a country with limited Research through Activity Server failure! IT infrastructure. Go (CULTURA) seeks to bring Go back 4 boxes. fundamental change to the way back that cultural artefacts are to CENDARI. experienced and contributed to by communities. Presented by: Dr Jennifer Edmond, CENDARI Ms. Katie McCadden, DigCurv Dr Owen Conlan, CULTURA

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