Partage Plus - Digitising Art Nouveau in 3D

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Starting in March 2012 and lasting for 24 months, the Partage Plus project digitised Art Nouveau objects, artworks, posters and buildings to create more than 75,000 items – including 2,000 3D models, of content for access through Europeana. Collections Trust, alongside a network of partners across Europe, researched art nouveau collections to open them up for learning and enjoyment online.

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Smithsonian X3D

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The Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC has worked in partnership with 3D technology company Autodesk to create ‘Smithsonian X3D’, driving new knowledge and innovation in 3D modelling applications for museums.

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Digitisation: a simple guide for museums

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Creating digital replicas of collection items has become part of the core work of museums. Whether you’re looking to add images to your collections database, create beautiful online exhibitions or share images on social media, this guide provides practical information for museums on creating good images of their collections using a scanner or a digital camera.

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Choosing the right digitisation partner

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Embarking on a digitisation project is an exciting and challenging process, and it is a good idea to ensure that you choose the right partners to work with. This resource outlines things to consider when choosing digitisation partners.

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Digital benchmarks for the culture sector

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There is a lot of activity in museums about ‘going digital’ that it can make it confusing to know where to start. Our digital benchmarking toolkit is a free, easy to use tool for auditing your museums digital skills, equipment, activity and needs.