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Date(s) - 12/12/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


A seminar exploring the benefits and challenges of making the collection of GLAM data more widely available through three case studies.

In the world of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM), data is critical to the management and accessibility of collections. Until recently, this data was often inaccessible.

In this seminar, we will explore the benefits and challenges of making this collection more widely available through three case studies.

  • HuNI (Humanities Networked Infrastructure) combines data from many Australian cultural websites into the biggest humanities and creative arts database ever assembled in Australia.
  • Trove connects communities and researchers with open collection data that can be reused, enhanced and analysed as seen through two recent projects.
  • Macquarie University holds significant cultural collections that are used for teaching and research. They currently use EMu Collections Management software and are exploring the issues involved in preparing their data to go online.

Register your interest to attend here.

Keynote Speaker: Deb Verhoeven 
Associate Dean of Engagement and Innovation

Before this she was Professor of Media and Communication at Deakin University. Until 2011 she held the role of director of the AFI Research Collection at RMIT. A writer, broadcaster, film critic and commentator, Verhoeven is the author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. Her most recent book is Jane Campion published in 2009 by Routledge, a detailed case study of the commercial and cultural role of the auteur in the contemporary film industry.

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