Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 91.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2000 08:13:10 +0100
From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: CULTIVATE INTERACTIVE: New European Online Magazine
News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
from across the Community
July 3, 2000
New European Online Magazine: CULTIVATE INTERACTIVE
Launch Issue Now Available
>From: Marieke Napier <M.Napier@ukoln.ac.uk>
>>Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 15:00:24 +0100
>Apologies for cross posting
>Welcome to Cultivate Interactive
Cultivate Interactive is a new pan-European Web magazine which is funded
under the European Commission's DIGICULT programme.
Cultivate Interactive is aimed at the European cultural heritage community
including IT staff, information professionals, researchers, managers, policy
makers, libraries, museums, archives, galleries, non-profit making
The launch issue is online today and has lots to offer. The highlights
Digital Heritage and Cultural Content in the New Information Society
Bernard Smith, Head of the Cultural Heritage Applications Unit of the
European Commission, describes the Information Society Technologies (IST)
programme's recent calls for proposals. He talks about the new focus of
digital heritage and cultural content and the effects this change will have.
The ASH project: A Virtual Control Room
Jrgen Begh reports on the Virtual Control Room being developed in the IST
project ASH (Access to Scientific Space Heritage). The Virtual Control Room
will provide an exciting environment for young students to learn about space
and astronomy by carrying out a simulated space mission.
DELOS: A Network of Excellence for Digital Libraries - Promoting and
Sustaining Digital Library Research and Applications in Europe
The DELOS Network of Excellence for Digital Libraries aims at providing an
open context in which an international agenda for future research in the
digital libraries domain can be developed and continuously updated.
Supporting Europe's Entrepreneurs and Innovators with Intellectual Property
Alexander Weir talks about Intellectual Property issues, a key issue for
Europe's enterprise society.
British contemporary art at your fingertips: the Axis Database
Robin Bourne introduces the only national information resource on British
artists and makers containing visual and textual data on over 3,300
contemporary British practitioners.
Concha Fernndez de la Puente provide news of the European Commission's
initiatives in the field of digital heritage and cultural content.
Metadata: Standardisation of Dublin Core in Europe:
Leif Andresen and Ian Campbell-Grant discuss how the Information Society
Standardization System (ISSS), the European Committee for Standardization's
platform for standardisation in information technology, has worked towards a
metadata standard through various workshops.
News & Events, an explanation of the CULTIVATE logo, the European City
competition, the Misc section.
If you have any queries regarding Cultivate Interactive or writing for
Cultivate Interactive please send them to <email@example.com>
The CULTIVATE Web site
The CULTIVATE Web site supports one of the most important CULTIVATE
objectives: information dissemination. The Web site will provide a
searchable main site with the additional functionality of cross searching
the national node Web sites and the CULTIVATE magazine, Cultivate
The CULTIVATE Web site is available from today at:
The content of the CULTIVATE Web site includes:
Information on the project, partners, aims, objectives and activities
Links to the other CULTIVATE services
Monthly News Update
Information on the IST Programme
Information on Calls for Proposals in the Digital Heritage and Cultural
Information on project results
Links to related sites.
The CULTIVATE Web site has been developed as part of the wider CULTIVATE
project with input from all project partners. The content of the site has
been developed by The Library Council (Ireland) in consultation with other
project partners. All content related queries should be forwarded to
<Annkelly@libcounc.iol.ie>. The Web site design and technical implementation
have been developed by the Institute for Learning and Research
technical Web site queries
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