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Posted on Thursday May 28, 2020

Webinars on digitalised collections 2020: Enriching research – enriching metadata

Are you a researcher or a PhD student who wishes to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills in finding and collecting heritage data for analysis? Are you a museum professional striving to inspire and to increase research interest in your institutional collections, physical or digital? Are you interested in learning how museums and researchers can collaboratively enrich the quality of heritage collections’ metadata?

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Webinars on digitalised collections 2020: Enriching research – enriching metadata

Title: Gokosho/Vajra ("åskvigg")

Date: 1400-tal

Institution: Statens Museer för Världskultur

Country: Japan

10 — 16 June 2020
13:00 — 16:00 Webinar

The Swedish National Heritage Board and Digital Humanities initiative at Uppsala University, supported by the Europeana Research Grants Programme, will arrange a series of webinars on 10, 11 and 16 June focused on finding, accessing, using and enriching metadata in digitalised collections, with the aim of increasing researcher-museum collaborations. The webinars will be recorded and made publicly available.

Who the event(s) are relevant for
The events are aimed primarily at researchers or PhD students within the Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as museum professionals working with collections, digitalisation and/or research strategies. No proficiency in Digital Humanities methods and tools is required.

What participants will get out of the event(s)
The webinars will provide participants, specifically researchers and collection providers, with inspiring examples of and advice about the benefits of working with and enriching collection metadata. 

Links to booking form(s)
No booking is required, links are available at the programme webpage.

Contact Information
Alba Irollo, Europeana Foundation - E-mail
Åsa Larsson, Swedish National Heritage Board - E-mail

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