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  1. 1. COORDINATION OF THE DIGITALCULTURAL HERITAGE IN SWEDEN Rolf Källman Digisam - Swedish national coordination of digitisation, digital preservation and digital access to cultural heritage Swedish National Archives CIDOC 2012 Helsingfors 11th of June 2012
  2. 2. • Europe 2020• Council Conclusions• Commission Recommendations• National policies• National digital agendas
  3. 3. BackgroundIn November 2009, the Swedish Government initiated a workprocess aiming at a national strategy for digitisation, onlineaccessibility and digital preservation.All government cultural heritage institutions (archives,libraries and museums) were assigned to give basicinformation. Other cultural heritage institutions were alsoinvited to answer.
  4. 4. The responses showed• Lack of and wish for coordination• A strong will for development of cross domain collaboration
  5. 5. The national strategy for digitisation,digital access and digital preservation • The national strategy for digitisation, digital access and digital preservation was established by the Swedish Government on 21 December 2011. • The aim of the strategy is to regulate the work for the government agencies and institutions that collect, preserve and make cultural heritage information available for the end users. • The strategy covers the whole range of digitisation issues, from selection to the preservation and use. The focus is on the opportunities digitisation offers for use, reuse and creativity, and what is necessary for this to be possible.
  6. 6. ObjectivesTo increase digitisation and accessibility and toenhance digital preservation of digital culturalheritage holdings and collections online.In the strategy it is decided that all government agenciesand institutions covered by the strategy will deliver plansfor digitising and making available their archives,collections and libraries.Plans will include selection criteria priorities, and thevolume of digitised material to be presented.
  7. 7. DIGISAM – Secretariat for National coordination of digitisation, digital preservation and digital access to cultural heritage – Coordination of digitisation activities connected to the national digital strategy. – Timeframe: 2012-2015
  8. 8. Digisam…• Is the result of the Governments decision to broadly embrace the field of digitisation, digital preservation and online access to the digital cultural heritage• The main task is to coordinate the work with national digital strategy between 2012-2015 – Present recommendations for coordinated digital information management of collections and holdings. – Develop proposals for cost-effective long-term digital preservation of collections and holdings. – Define roles and responsibilities for the work on aggregation, access and preservation of digital cultural heritage information.
  9. 9. Digitisation inorder to make ourcommon culturalheritage …accessibleusedreused
  10. 10. A total of 24 agencies are responsiblefor different perspectivesof the cultural heritage
  11. 11. …and together they form our prime… …targetgroup…
  12. 12. What do we hear?Definitions Semantic web Preservation Infrastructure Recommendations about everything…
  13. 13. Our focus• Digitisation process• Infrastructure and aggregation• Roles and responsibilites
  14. 14. DIGISAM´s task is to produce scalable solutions and recommendations to the benefit of the cultural heritage sector as a whole.
  15. 15. Challenges ?
  16. 16. Thanks for your attention! Follow and discuss Blogg: Facebook: Digisam.riksarkivet Twitter: @digisam_ra E-post:
  17. 17. Acknowledgements3. Mårten Sjöbäck, Riksantikvarieämbetet4. Rolf Källman, CC (by, nc, sa)5. Rolf Källman, CC (by, nc, sa)6. Gamla Enskede manuella telefonstation. Växelbord, Telehistoriska, CC (by, nc)7. Marie Andersson, CC (by, nc, sa), Remix av bild av Carl-Gustaf Rosenberg8. Kristina Alexandersson, CC (by, nc, sa)9. dev2r, CC (by, nc)10. Rolf Källman, CC (by, nc, sa)11. Stureplan 1949, Spårvägsmuseet12. Leo Reynolds, CC (by, nc, cd)13. Kristina Alexandersson, CC (by, nc, sa)