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"Digital National Museum in Warsaw” had its premiere on May 12th in Warsaw's National Museum. This digital museum is available at http://cyfrowe.mnw.art.pl/ and is based on the dMuseion software developed by PSNC.
During the conference Ms Lidia Karecka, vice-director of the museum, described the history of digitisation efforts and electronic inventory in the museum. PSNC representative shortly described the role of Digital National Museum in the context of the Polish Digital Libraries Federation and Europeana. PSNC is the main technical partner in this enterprise and it is responsible for the software platform. During the conference representatives of two companies (NIKON and Scanning 3D) also spoke. Both these companies supported the digitisation of the museum collections. Objects digitsed by scanning 3D can be found in a special collection of the digital museum. The last element of the conference was on-line presentation of the portal functionality performed by dr Piotr Kopszak, coordinator of digitisation in the museum.

Collections of the Digital National Museum in Warsaw are already available in Europeana. The data transfer is realized in cooperation with Digital Libraries Federation under the EuropeanaLocal project.



Agnieszka Musialska

Related projects:
dMuseion