In this Issue
The editorial: An introduction to the sixth issue of Cultivate Interactive.
Features: Projects and articles from the European Commission's DIGICULT programme. This months selection are CULTIVATE, REGNET, BIONET and COLLATE. A number of other articles in this issue look specifically at activities in Eastern Europe.
Regular Columns:Regular columns including National Nodes, DIGICULT, Praxis and Metadata.
News & Events: News and Events from around Europe
Misc.: Other miscellaneous items including the Spot the European City Competition and an article on the new archive building in Prague
Michelle Fiander, Manager of the Web Reference Center, sends
us a letter from North America explaining what Virtual Reference is and how it came about.
Print All - If you would like to view the entire contents
of Issue 6 in one large file for printing.
David Fuegi talks about the impact CULTIVATE-Russia, the newest
addition to Cultivate, will have on the current network.
Content-Based Multimedia Information Handling - Paul Lewis,
David Dupplaw and Kirk Martinez discuss retrieval and navigation as ways of accessing
multimedia information and the use of content as an aid to these activities.
Disclosing Digital Cultural Wealth - John Perkins, Executive
Director of the CIMI Consortium, discusses the potential the Open Archives Initiative may hold for museums.
Frans Smit suggests a way to organise and give access to
metadata about historical archives and collections.
Interested in the long-term preservation of photographic materials? Curious
about descriptive models when used in relation to photographic collections?
Edwin Klijn introduces the SEPIA project and the SEPIA working group.