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Making impact on a small budget How the Livrustkammaren och Skoklosters slott med Stiftelsen Hallwylska museet (LSH) shared their collection with the world

Slides from my presentation at GLAM-WIKI 2015 in the Hague. During this presentation I presented a paper that talks about how a small cultural institution made large impact with their digital collection. The paper can be found here: http://pro.europeana.eu/publication/making-impact-on-a-small-budget

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Making impact on a small budget How the Livrustkammaren och Skoklosters slott med Stiftelsen Hallwylska museet (LSH) shared their collection with the world

  1. 1. Making impact on a small budget How the Livrustkammaren och Skoklosters slott med Stiftelsen Hallwylska museet (LSH) shared their collection with the world @jpekel Joris Pekel & Karin Nilsson Den Haag, 11/04/2015
  2. 2. Content à Background à About LSH à Open Image Archive à Image Sale à Copyright 2D vs 3D à Results à Lessons learned @jpekel
  3. 3. Background à Rijksmuseum paper published in 2014 à Describe entire process + results à “Model can’t be copied” à Well let’s find out… @jpekel
  4. 4. Content @jpekel
  5. 5. About Livrustkammaren och Skoklosters slott med Stiftelsen Hallwylska museet à Three museums in the Stockholm area à Total of about 50 staff members à 300.000 visitors each year à 7 million euros annual budget @jpekel
  6. 6. Open Image Archive à Started in 2012 à Develop the web interface for our collection database, in order to be able to display high resolution images. à Deliver linked open data and high resolution images to K- samsök - the Swedish national aggregator for cultural heritage data. à This would allow users to collect and build new applications using the data. à Donate all of our high resolution images to Wikimedia Commons, in order to increase the reach of the material. @jpekel
  7. 7. Image sale à To cover the costs à Get image and send on CD-ROM à FTP-server radically reduced the costs à Give the public access to public material à Costs of maintaining the image sale higher than revenue @jpekel
  8. 8. Image sale @jpekel “We  realised  that  our  curators  had  more   important  things  to  do  and  decided  to  abandon   the  sale  of  images  all  together.”
  9. 9. Copyright 2D vs 3D @jpekel à Starting point: Give the public as easy access as possible à Digitising Public Domain works à Does digitising generate new copyright? à Originality
  10. 10. @jpekel Frans de Vriendt "Floris" – Pomona. 1564. (Public Domain).
  11. 11. @jpekel Gold ring with portraits of Maria Eleonora and Gustavus Adolphus (1630). LSH. CC BY-SA
  12. 12. Results @jpekel à Massive increase of visibility
  13. 13. Results @jpekel
  14. 14. Results @jpekel à Massive increase of visibility à Collection is seen outside of Sweden à Error page where users suggest improvements à Strong sense of pride in the museum. “Doing the right thing” à MUSE Award in the ‘Open’ category
  15. 15. @jpekel
  16. 16. Lessons learned @jpekel à Write a digital strategy beforehand à Review metadata quality à Start small à Look for partnerships
  17. 17. Questions? à ? @jpekel
  18. 18. Download à http://pro.europeana.eu/publications @jpekel
  19. 19. Thank you Joris Pekel Joris.pekel@europeana.eu @jpekel

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