CURIOS: Connecting Community Heritage through Linked Data

David Edward Beel, Gemma Webster, Stuart Rae Taylor, Nophadol Jekjantuk, Christopher Stuart Mellish, Claire Denise Wallace

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Abstract

The CURIOS project explores how digital archives for rural community heritage groups can be made more sustainable so that volunteer members can maintain a lasting digital presence. It is developing software tools to help remote rural communities to collaboratively maintain and present information about their cultural heritage. The objective is to investigate the use of semantic web/linked data technology to build a general, flexible and “future proof” software platform that could help such projects to develop digital archives and to be sustainable over time. As an interdisciplinary project we aim to synthesise a narrative that draws from both social science and computer science perspectives by critically reflecting upon the novel approach taken and the on-going results that are being produced.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
EventDigital Engagement 2013 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Nov 20136 Nov 2013

Conference

ConferenceDigital Engagement 2013
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityManchester
Period4/11/136/11/13

Keywords

  • Cultural Heritage
  • Digital Archives
  • Community heritage
  • Open linked data

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    CURIOS - Cultural Repositories Information Systems

    Webster, G. (Creator), Wallace, C. (Creator), Nguyen, H. (Creator), Beel, D. E. (Creator), Mellish, C. S. (Creator) & Pan, J. (Creator), University of Aberdeen, 2012

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    Beel, D. E., Webster, G., Taylor, S. R., Jekjantuk, N., Mellish, C. S., & Wallace, C. D. (2013). CURIOS: Connecting Community Heritage through Linked Data. Paper presented at Digital Engagement 2013, Manchester, United Kingdom. http://de2013.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/de2013_submission_28.pdf