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Federating natural history museums in natural Europe

Christodoulakis Stavros, Konstantinos Makris, Giannis Skevakis, Varvara Kalokyri, Polyxeni Arapi, John Stoitsis, Nikos Manolis, Sarah Leon Rojas

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TitleFederating natural history museums in natural Europeen
CreatorChristodoulakis Stavrosen
CreatorΧριστοδουλακης Σταυροςel
CreatorKonstantinos Makrisen
CreatorGiannis Skevakisen
CreatorVarvara Kalokyrien
CreatorPolyxeni Arapien
CreatorJohn Stoitsisen
CreatorNikos Manolisen
CreatorSarah Leon Rojasen
PublisherSpringer Verlagen
Content SummaryAn impressive abundance of high quality scientific content about Earth’s biodiversity and natural history available in Natural History Museums (NHMs) around Europe remains largely unexploited due to a number of barriers, such as: the lack of interconnection and interoperability between the management systems used by museums, the lack of centralized access through a European point of reference like Europeana, and the inadequacy of the current metadata and content organization. To cope with these problems, the Natural Europe project offers a coordinated solution at European level. Cultural heritage content is collected from six Natural History Museums around Europe into a federation of European Natural History Digital Libraries that is directly connected with This paper presents the Natural Europe Cultural Digital Libraries Federation infrastructure consisting of: (a) The Natural Europe Cultural Environment (NECE), i.e. the infrastructure and toolset deployed on each NHM allowing their curators to publish, semantically describe, manage and disseminate the Cultural Heritage Objects (CHOs) they contribute to the project, and (b) the Natural Europe Cultural Heritage Infrastructure (NECHI) interconnecting NHM digital libraries and further exposing their metadata records to en
Type of ItemΑφίσα σε Συνέδριοel
Type of ItemConference Posteren
Date of Item2015-10-04-
Date of Publication2013-
Bibliographic CitationKo. Makris, G. Skevakis, V. Kalokyri, P. Arapi, S.Christodoulakis, J. Stoitsis, Ni Manolis, S. L. Rojas ,"Federating Natural History Museums in Natural Europe ", In 2013 the Meta Sem and Res Conf (MTSR) ,pp.361-372.doi :10.1007/978-3-319-03437-9_35en

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