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Consolidating Openness : Developing Rijksmuseum Research Services

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Presentation on the Sharing is Caring X conference in Brussels, June 20, 2017 in the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage. Organised by Packed.

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Consolidating Openness : Developing Rijksmuseum Research Services

  1. 1. SHARING IS CARING Brussels – 20/06/2017 Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK IRPA) / PACKED CONSOLIDATING OPENNESS Developing Rijksmuseum Research Services Saskia Scheltjens Head of Research Services Department PhotobyRomaine-CC01.0
  2. 2. Taco Dibbits, general director Photo by Saskia Scheltjens - CC0 1.0
  3. 3. Consolidation … or … Convergence Consolidation 1 : the unification of two or more corporations by dissolution of existing ones and creation of a single new corporation 2 : the process by which a new memory is converted into a form that is stable and long-lasting Convergence 1 : the act of converging and especially moving toward union or uniformity 2 : the merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole
  4. 4. Facts and Figures Rijksmuseum Collection National Museum of Art ánd History of the Netherlands Physical Collection Collection of ~1,200,000 objects Print collection ~700.000 prints Current artworks on display 8.526 Famous for its collection of Dutch Masters of the Golden Age (Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, …) http://schatkamer.nai.nl/system/pictures/170/original/Rijks_t2299.jpg?1308227959
  5. 5. CHRONOLOGY OF OPENNESS 2007 • Start of new Collection Management department • Start of Print Room Online, large digitization project • Registration & digitization of ~ 40.000 images per year 2011 • Opening up of 111.000 images of the collection with a CC-BY licence & API
  6. 6. Lizzy Jongma, former data manager Photo by Merete Sanderhoff, CC-BY-SA Hack de Overheid Hackathon 2011, Photo by Breyten Ernsting, CC-BY-SA
  7. 7. 2012 • Launch of new website + collection discovery interface Rijksstudio -> guiding principles: o Mobile first o Tailoring for specific user group (culture snackers) o Tactile
  8. 8. 601.592 art works – 343.017 Rijksstudio’s https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio
  9. 9. 2013 • 2013/03/13 Reopening of the Rijksmuseum • 2013/10/30 Release of (almost) all collection data & high resolution images with a CC0 licence 2014 • Rijksstudio Awards (annual event to stimulate reuse) • Intensified co-operation with Europeana (EDM) • PID service (Handle.Net Registry - HNR)
  10. 10. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/api
  11. 11. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio-award-2015
  12. 12. 2015 - 2016 • COMMIT SealincMedia project ism VU - Edit-a-thons / public annotation events ism Wikimedia - Accurator – semantic annotation tool for nichesourching - Tests with LOD data & infrastructure, incl. publication http://www.semantic-web-journal.net/system/files/swj1382.pdf
  13. 13. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/vogelen Photo by Romaine – CC0 1.0 -
  14. 14. https://datahub.io/nl/dataset/rijksmuseum http://accurator.nl
  15. 15. http://tools.wmflabs.org/glamtools/baglama2/index.html
  16. 16. Landschap met vissers en turfstekende boeren in het laagveen, Hendrik Willem Schweickhardt, 1783 http://hdl.handle.net/10934/RM0001.COLLECT.356880 - Rijksmuseum CC0 1.0
  17. 17. BUT (1)
  18. 18. Issues regarding Sustainability Scalability Infrastructure
  19. 19. BUT (2)
  20. 20. Silos Collection is richer than only object collection data
  21. 21. RIJKSMUSEUM RESEARCH LIBRARY National Art Library of the Netherlands ~450.000 volumes of art books, auction catalogues, periodicals Non-stop acquisition since 1885 Opened up long before the object collection did Metadata accessible via open API’s since 2008 Uses an Open Database License (ODbL) and CC0 since 2008 - Runs open source Koha library software since 2011 Founding member OCLC Art Discovery Group Catalogue 2014
  22. 22. Photo by Lieke van Deinsen – CC BY Photo by Lieke van Deinsen – CC BY
  23. 23. RIJKSMUSEUM ART DOCUMENTATION ~1 km of documentary data (vertical files) about art objects Not yet digitized but very important for curators & researchers Unknown & largely underused Complicated re copyright Increasingly hybrid (digital & print)
  24. 24. RIJKSMUSEUM RESEARCH DATA Heterogeneous (digital) research data From researchers & curators, technical art researchers, conservationists, restauration departments ….. Formal data policy & research data management in 2017-2018 Planning for an institutional repository
  25. 25. A shift in research output and methodologies
  26. 26. Panpoeticon Batavûm, hypothetical 3D reconstruction of a wooden cabinet by Lieke Van Deinsen (Rijksmuseum Fellow) & Timothy De Paepe
  27. 27. Paint Sample Database (not yet released)
  28. 28. Paint Sample Database (not yet released)
  29. 29. Paint Sample Database (not yet released)
  30. 30. CHALLENGES are OPPORTUNITIES
  31. 31. true
  32. 32. http://orweblog.oclc.org/ lam-inating-libraries/
  33. 33. Responsible for all collection data New ‘Research Services’ department • Rijksmuseum Research Library • Collection Information & Documentation • Collection IT • Study & Print Room • Stacks Research Services
  34. 34. Start Research Services (June 1, 2016) • Centralisaton of different departments & new mission • ~ 30 FTE (information specialists, IT, …) and counting! Vacancies for a data wrangler & co-ordinator collection IT • Focus on interdisciplinary data - & information management • Support and develop new research services • Development of an extended open collection data strategy • Digitization RS collections • Infrastructural renewal
  35. 35. Olly Gibb https://twitter.com/ollyog/status/862781895872061441 Portrait of an Old Lady, Possibly Elisabeth Bas, Ferdinand Bol (attributed to), c. 1640 - c. 1645 - Rijksmuseum CC0 1.0 http://hdl.handle.net/10934/RM0001.COLLECT.6116
  36. 36. Contact information Let’s talk! Saskia Scheltjens s.scheltjens@rijksmuseum.nl http://www.slideshare.net/saschel/presentations @saschel This presentation only uses images with an open licence

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