12 January Intro Presentation

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This gives the state of the art of the Making Europve virtual exhibit as of 12 Jnauary 2011

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12 January Intro Presentation

  1. 1. Virtual Exhibit: State of the art: 12 January 2011
  2. 2. Virtual Exhibit: Where are we now? 10 Institutions in the consortium (shortly) More on their way Development team expanded Specs and feature list for phase one set First ideas for stories are being developed
  3. 3. Virtual Exhibit: specs <ul><li>‘ Static’ content </li></ul><ul><li>6 themed ‘rooms’ (1 room per book), </li></ul><ul><li>36 ‘stories’ (6 stories per book) </li></ul><ul><li>144-216 ‘units’ (digital image + metadata +ca. 100 words narrative + keywords) (4-6 units per story) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ theme paths’ cross-cutting series of 10 or more units </li></ul>
  4. 4. Virtual Exhibit: specs <ul><li>‘ Dynamic’ content, both ‘deep’ and ‘broad’: </li></ul><ul><li>related objects (via keywords) appear as thumbnails, larger image, portal to original online collection to spark in depth exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Europeana feed connecting to the vast amounts of material, broader visualizations of context possible </li></ul>
  5. 5. Virtual Exhibit: Interactive features <ul><li>Multiple views: automatically arrange story units and dynamic content into: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>gallery (giving an overview of all content) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>timeline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search static and dynamic content </li></ul><ul><li>Filter dynamic content by keyword </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Share’ buttons </li></ul><ul><li>Customized session </li></ul><ul><ul><li>save story units/dynamic content to light table </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>save paths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allow others to see saved images/session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add (non-published) comment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expert ‘tours’ as theme paths </li></ul>
  6. 6. Virtual Exhibit 2.0: Generating Use(rs) and content: External applications Targeted: projects for knowledge extraction from and with partners (students) Open: develop apps/projects for sharing, creative re-use, notes and comments Interaction/moderation in the form of links, expert commentary To be developed
  7. 7. Virtual Exhibit team: Web editors: Alec Badenoch Slawomir Lotysz Communication/web editing: Suzanne Lommers Software Designer: Brian Fuchs, Imperial College Site Designer: Alan Outten
  8. 8. Virtual Exhibit: What next? <ul><li>January 12 workshop : brainstorm themes </li></ul><ul><li>End of January: stories for 4 rooms </li></ul><ul><li>End of February: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stories for all six books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st Metadata protocols </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Beginning April: First keyword lists </li></ul><ul><li>End of May: Final object list, keyword lists </li></ul><ul><li>End of June 2011 – Beta launch </li></ul>
  9. 9. Virtual Exhibit: What now ? Working Rounds (2) 1. Brief introduction by the book authors 2. Brief introduction by the museum partner 3. Discussion. Select one emblematic object per collection 4. Send object as link or attachment to [email_address] In discussion after the break 5. B ook author : report back on discussion – how the image was chosen, what worked generally, what further information is needed 6. Museum partners: .will respond

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