Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cultural Heritage Information: Access and Management

Ruthven, Ian and G.G. Chowdhury (eds.) Cultural Heritage Information: Access and Management. Neal-Schuman, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1347-5

This collection of essays covers a wide range of topics associated with the management of digital collections for digital humanities and culture programs. Essays look at policies and infrastructures, consider the interaction, access and objects, and provide numerous examples of concrete system implementations. Please note that most essays and authors have a United Kingdom perspective.

Table of Contents
1. Cultural heritage information management issues and challenges
G. G. Chowdhury and Ian Ruthven

2. Cultural heritage information: politics and policies 
Rachel Bruce and Stuart Dempster

3. Cultural heritage information: artifacts and technologies 
Melissa Terras

4. Managing cultural heritage: information systems architecture, indexing and access 
Lighton Phiri and Hussein Sileman

5. Cultural heritage information users 
Claire Warwick

6. Digital humanities and digital cultural heritage (alt-history and future directions) 
Chris Alen Sula

7. A framework for classifying and comparing interactions in cultural heritage information systems
Julianne Stiller and Vivien Petras

8. Semantic access and exploration in cultural heritage digital libraries 
Ali Shiri

9. Users and usability studies of Europeana 
Sudatta Chowdhury and Milena Dobreva

10. Managing cultural heritage information: the PATHS project 
Paul Clough

11. Trends in cultural heritage information management research 
G. G. Chowdhury and Ian Ruthven