Heritage databases: share your opinion and stay up to date10 May 2022
The heritage sector currently uses Erfgoedplus and Erfgoedinzicht to register and manage heritage collections, but we’re switching to two new systems by the end of 2024. To determine what features to include in the future heritage databases, we’ll soon be organising a number of focus groups and sounding board meetings. This will allow existing users – and the broader heritage sector as a whole – to share ideas, requirements and experiences. We’re also launching a project-specific newsletter for anyone who wants to stay informed.
The proposal for the Flemish heritage databases was approved last year. Now the project can really get going, and we want to involve the wider heritage sector in this as much as possible. We are therefore organising the first focus groups and sounding board meetings in May and June. The outcomes from these meetings will help us to help determine what features to include in the future heritage databases.
We want a broad representation from the heritage sector in the sounding board group, which is therefore open to anyone in this sector who wants to help think about the project content and provide feedback. We will regularly consult with this group during the course of the project. The first three sounding board meetings, where we will bring the output from the focus groups to the table, will take place in June.
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