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Research reportLocating a National Collection helps cultural heritage organisations to use geographical information — such as where objects were made and used or the locations they depict and describe — to connect collections and engage the public. Through workshops, audience research and software development the project has developed a set of...
Rees, Gethin ; Gadd, Stephen ; Horgan, John ; Hunt, Alex ; Isaksen, Leif …
Discovering the local in national cultural heritage collections. How web maps can help the UK public engage with their ‘own places’Identity is a critical influence on the public’s engagement with cultural heritage. This article emphasises the role of geographical scale in this relationship examining how the presentation of local heritage can foster meaningful engagement with collections. The geographical information embedded in digital collections – such as where objects were made...
Rees, Gethin ; Hunt, Alex ; Vitale, Valeria ; Horgan, John ; Strachan, Peter
WebsiteProject website for the Locating a National Collection (LaNC) project that houses instances of LaNC’s Peripleo maps interface alongside descriptive text (https://github.com/britishlibrary/locating-a-national-collection). The website was built using Joe Padfield’s simple-site, many thanks to him (https://github.com/jpadfield/simple-site). LaNC was a Foundation project within the AHRC-funded Towards a National Collection Programme.
Gadd, Stephen ; Simon, Rainer ; Rees, Gethin ; Isaksen, Leif
SoftwarePeripleo is a prototype application for the discovery and spatial visualisation of collection data, originally an initiative of the Pelagios Network and developed early in 2022 as part of the British Library's Locating a National Collection project (LaNC). LaNC was a Foundation project within the AHRC-funded Towards a National Collection...
Simon, Rainer ; Gadd, Stephen ; Rees, Gethin ; Isaksen, Leif