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.

Part of: Digitisation

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.

Part of: Digitisation

Creating your digitisation strategy

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There’s a lot to think about when planning a digitisation project. The clearer you can be about the answers to these questions before you get started, the more likely you are to have a successful project and really useful content.

Photographing collection items

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In this instructional video from Museums Australia Victoria, Peta Knott, Project Manager of Victorian Collections, provides a simple and practical guide for small museums wishing to digitise items from their collections.