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We collect publications, tools and knowledge platforms in this knowledge database to help you with your digital archiving practice – making it easy for you to find relevant reports, records, tender dossiers and tech blogs from meemoo itself.

Search on CEST

At projectcest.be you can learn how to use standards in the creation and management of your digital cultural heritage collections, as well as how to make them accessible.

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At projecttracks.be you can learn how you as an artist or arts organisation can use tools and guidelines to take care of your archive and collections.
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Most recent publications

Lots of collections currently have hardly any descriptive metadata, which limits the findability and searchability of their content and prevents them from being reused. Adding metadata manually is also very time-consuming task, which is why we’ve set up two projects to investigate what possibilities artificial intelligence can offer for automatic metadata creation. This technology needs to be treated with caution, however. In this tech blog, we take a close look at the legal and ethical challenges.
The first phase of SCALA, the pilot project on sustainable storage for digital private law archives, is complete. To conclude the project and create a starting point for the next phase, the AIDA network (the nine institutions behind SCALA) organised a focus day on 26 April to share ideas about archiving and preserving born-digital archives and collections. Here is the report.
At first glance, there is a strict distinction between carriers of analogue and digital audiovisual information. In practice, however, this distinction is not always clear. The word ‘digitisation’ doesn’t always cover the load and is therefore not always used correctly. In this tech blog, we will clarify the terminology by diving into history.
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