addresses legal, technical and conceptual definitions relevant to Virtual Museums. A common understanding and language is needed in order to have a fundamental basis and reach common standards; modernize the legal framework; promote re-use; identify research and innovation needs; and obtain complementary investments. Above all, sound and effective policy discussion needs to be founded on solid common understandings.

Working Groups:

WORKING GROUP 1.1 – WHAT IS A VIRTUAL MUSEUM?

WORKING GROUP 1.2 – METADATA, TERMINOLOGY AND IDENTIFIER STANDARDS

WORKING GROUP 1.3 – PARTNERING WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

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NEMO: Benefits and Disadvantages of the new Copyright Directive for Museums

The user benefits and disadvantages of the new Copyright Directive’s effects on nine different issue areas are analysed on the website Communia. Museums and other cultural heritage institutions are deemed to benefit from the new directive when it comes to serving their users online. Read more…

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Mash it, move it, improve it! – Upcoming Cultural Hackathon Coding da Vinci Süd

The cultural Hackathon Coding da Vinci comes for the first time to the south of Germany, to Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. The event will begin with a kick-off at the Munich City Library on 6 and 7 April 2019.  The results will be presented to the public at a large closing event on 18 May 2019 in […]

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CARNIVAL – INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE IN DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS

Image credit: Museum Narrenschopf Dürrenheim   Museums of Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht How can intangible aspects of cultural practices and customs be experienced digitally and the knowledge about them mediated interactively? The carneval museums Fastnachtsmuseum Narrenschopf and Fasnachtsmuseum Schloss Langenstein are exploring exactly this topic as a part of the museum4punkt0 project that is sponsored by the […]

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Collaborative scenarios in multi-user VR Museums

While real museums and exhibitions have to deny access to more visitors for security reasons and to avoid overcrowding, we expect virtual museums and exhibitions to be visited by an enormous number of people in the future.   Such a multi-user VR creates potentially overcrowded virtual situations in which many participants simultaneously visit virtual places, […]

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EUROMED 2018- 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL HERITAGE

The International Conference on Cultural Heritage (CH) brings together researchers, policy makers, professionals and practitioners to explore some of the more pressing issues concerning cultural heritage today.

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