In this Issue
The editorial: An introduction to the eighth issue of Cultivate Interactive.
Features: Projects and articles from the European Commission's DIGICULT programme. This month's selection are CHIMER, CIPHER, the online COMPENDIUM, the Irish Cultural Heritage Project and ORIEL.
Additionally there are two articles about developments in the Russian Federation.
Contributions from other areas touch upon accessibility issues, cultural policies, policy for linking to sites, and potential use scenarios for mobile computing in museums.
Regular Columns:Regular columns on At the Event and Praxis.
News & Events: News and Events from around Europe
Misc.: Other miscellaneous items including the Spot the European City Competition and job adverts from around Europe
Gesa Büttner and Joerg
Torkler present the Compendium, a web-based
information service on cultural policies in Europe.
Dr.Geri Gay, Angela Spinazze and Michael
Stefanone have been exploring potential use scenarios for mobile
computing in museums. Read about the research being undertaken in the Handscape Project.
Paul Mulholland, Zdenek Zdrahal and Trevor Collins report on CIPHER, a
new project aimed at developing sustainable cultural heritage forums to celebrate national
and regional heritage across Europe.
Les Grivell reports on the ORIEL
Project, a project focused on digital information management in
With accessibility issues in mind: firstly Alistair Edwards
gives advice on public speaking - bearing in mind that
not everyone in the audience may be able to see your slides or hear you speak.
More... and also..
Ben Challis reports on a non-visual approach
to presenting music notation for blind music learners addressing common problems
associated with conventional non-visual notations.
Can you link to that site? Authors of Web pages normally provide links to
other Web resources. But should permission be sought before
doing this? Can creating a link to a public document on the Web even be illegal?
Brian Kelly looks into this potentially difficult issue.
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