26 September 2014
The main motivation that drove the Petőfi Literary Museum to participate in Europeana Inside was to adapt the ECK (Europeana Connection Kit) in order to manage their records that appear on Europeana. Two and a half years later the museum reviews their experience in the project.
The Petőfi Literary Musuem (PIM) engages with audiences mainly through publishing their collection in their own OPAC and by organising exhibitions. Additionally, the museum enganges with initiatives to spread their content and give access to their objects through external online platforms. In the past PIM has participated in the Athena project (2008-2011), acting as a liaison for engaging institutions to participate in Europeana (e.g. the Hungarian Open air Museum, the Hungarian National Gallery and the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest). During Athena,they gave access to 1.194 metadata records through Europeana. They have participated also in Google Art project, for which digitalized images of 48 works of art where uploaded to the Google’s virtual museum through Google Online Content Upload System.
By participating in Europeana Inside, the museum has given access to further 10.000 records comprising highlights of their collections. Their working rutine has improved, and using their improved collections management system (CMS), the participation in Europeana has become easier. Having the Europeana records validator, they can check the records and easily export them.
The Petőfi Literary Musuem can today manage enrichments with their CMS, a usage they make of these enrichments is to improve the technical information on subject headings used in their catalogue process.
27 February 2015
Download the final publication of Europeana Inside and get acquainted with the Easy Connection Kit and its benefits for sharing collections!...
04 December 2014
Building on the achievements of the Europeana Inside project the Forward Plan sets out the framework for a transition to a stable, ongoing service...
14 October 2014
Axiell launches Adlib's Europeana Connection Kit in Netherlands On Wednesday, October 22nd Axiell (axiell.com) in cooperation with the national aggregator of The Netherlands (Digitale Collectie digitalecollectie.nl) organise an open meeting at the Amsterdam Museum. At this meeting Axiell will launch the European...