Four booklets have been published within AthenaPlus.


Metadata for the description of digital exhibitions: the DEMES Element Set
Version 0.9 (August 2015)

edited by AthenaPlus Digital Exhibitions Working Grouptexts by Giuliana De Francesco (MIBACT), Arlene Peukert (SPK), Stefan Rohde-Enslin (SPK), Werner Schweibenz (BSZ)

A set of 30 descriptive elements specific to digital exhibitions, grouped into seven semantic sections based on existing standards.the seven sections, including the elements, are packaged together in a wrapper called Digital Exhibition Metadata Elements Set (DEMES).

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Cover Digital Cultural

Digital storytelling and cultural heritage: stakes and opportunities
edited by AthenaPlus WP5 "Creative applications for the reuse
of cultural resources"; texts by Julien Brouillard & Claire Loucopoulos, Dédale (France), Barbara Dierickx, Packed (Belgium)

What is digital storytelling? What tools, devices and services are available? What are the recommendations and technical guidelines for GLAMs wanting to carry out digital storytelling projects? The aim of this publication is to inform cultural institutions on stakes and opportunities given by digital storytelling and answer to their doubts.

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Cover LIDO

Implementing LIDO
text by Gordon McKenna (Collections Trust), Regine Stein (Bildarchiv Foto Marburg)

A methodology for implementing LIDO (Lightweight Information Describing Objects), and in doing so give help and advice to potential and new users of lido seeking to employ it.

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eCultureMap: how cultural institutions can benefit from geolocalised content
text by Franc J. Zakrajsek (IPCHS), Vlasta Vodeb (UIRS)

The eCultureMap is created as a simple, interactive geographical map and is ready for use by the general public and professionals on mobile devices as well as on desktops. The booklet presents the guidelines for use and reuse of the eCultureMap content

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In the same series you can find the following booklets, published within the Athena and Linked Heritage projects.