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Guided Tours Across a Collection of Historical Digital Images

Maristella Agosti, Nicola Orio, Chiara Ponchia
2015 Proceedings of the Third AIUCD Annual Conference on Humanities and Their Methods in the Digital Ecosystem - AIUCD '14  
We propose the use of short lectures, called narratives, embedded in a digital archive as a personalization method to support and guide users within a collection of historical material.  ...  The effectiveness of the approach has been evaluated with two groups of users. An analysis of the results has been conducted enabling the presentation of preliminary results.  ...  NARRATIVES: A SOLUTION TO ENGAGE NEW USER GROUPS 3.1 Guided Tours across the Collection The use of narratives was explored during the development of the CULTURA project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2802612.2802632 dblp:conf/aiucd/AgostiOP14 fatcat:xhsmo3zu25frtmwjruch35xaqu

Japanese Modernism Across Media

Erin Schoneveld
2018 The ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts  
Within this framework, the virtual exhibition project consisted of three significant components; 1) an online exhibition; 2) a visual essay; and 3) a guided tour (presentation) of the online exhibition  ...  institutions by using Omeka Classic as its digital archival platform to build a robust online image collection.  ...  The third and final stage of the virtual exhibition was the guided tour.  ... 
doi:10.16995/ane.273 fatcat:obguxnjn25hbpnfwbmgmsgsszi

Museums and digital memory: from creation and curation to digital preservation. Conference 2018. Speaker biographies [article]

Glenn Cumiskey
2019 Figshare  
The conference explored the subject of digital content and its preservation in museums, with a range of lively workshops, discussion and debate shaped by contributions from colleagues across the UK.  ...  Looking after physical assets in archives and collections is at the heart of museum work, but how do we do the same for our digital assets?  ...  He has worked on digital projects such as the digitization of the Dead Sea Scrolls and built strategy for a wide range of organizations; such as national libraries and museums across the world.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.8797796 fatcat:q3grrjxgnjamnnrqf7cnrfxx3q

Internet Reviews

Joni R. Roberts, Carol A. Drost
2013 College & research libraries news  
Historically, the collection ranges from optical toys from the late 1800s to the most current innovations in digital film.  ...  , and issues across all levels of government.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.74.10.9031 fatcat:4bzwkizwbndp7pv3qmv4ooyhr4

Comparing virtual and location-based augmented reality mobile learning: emotions and learning outcomes

Jason M. Harley, Eric G. Poitras, Amanda Jarrell, Melissa C. Duffy, Susanne P. Lajoie
2016 Educational technology research and development  
To address this gap, this study compared undergraduate students' emotions and learning outcomes during a guided historical tour using mobile AR applications.  ...  Data was collected in a laboratory (Study 1; N = 13) and outdoors (Study 2; N = 18) from thirty-one undergraduate students at a large North American university.  ...  This research has also been supported by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada awarded to the fifth author and a doctoral fellowship from the Fonds Québécois de recherche-Société  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11423-015-9420-7 fatcat:iibvnahh3bcxfijnkrnl4gbvga

New Haven Building Archive: A Database for the Collection, Study, and Communication of Local Built Heritage

Elihu Rubin, Saima Akhtar, Benedict Brown, Holly Rushmeier
2018 Eurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage  
The New Haven Building Archive (NHBA) is a digital, mobile, and interactive field guide to New Haven, Connecticut's built heritage.  ...  the historical patterns and future development of New Haven while suggesting a model for engaged teaching and research for urban studies more broadly.  ...  The documentation includes diverse textual and image data for each building. This archive enables a new kind of scholarship across space and time.  ... 
doi:10.2312/gch.20181371 dblp:conf/vast/RubinABR18 fatcat:42caoj7xubemtofi7yut6qally

Indigenous Virginia Digital Storytelling Project: A Creation Story

Kasey Jernigan, Beth Roach
2021 Genealogy  
the Indigenous Virginia Digital Storytelling Project.  ...  Indigenous ways of knowing and being are invested in creating and maintaining relationships, respectful and equitable exchange, and collective but particularistic knowledges that are practical, useful,  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/genealogy5040088 doaj:29bb5c7a1e7c4c13ae7d1c0af67507d3 fatcat:4r2b4tbhxfczzegmd3yhzhyxcu

Solving Tourism Management Challenges by Means of Mobile Augmented Reality Applications

Ahmad Ghandour, Aliya Kintonova, Natalya Demidchik, Elena Sverdlikova
2021 International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies  
The study concludes with the opinion that stimulation of the client's interest in the historical and cultural context of the tour by providing additional argumentation and high-quality information on the  ...  marketing proposal in a new, unusual manner forms the cultural, epistemic, and educational values of augmented reality, necessary in sales, personnel training and interaction with business partners.  ...  Players can expand their knowledge by collecting PokéStops of historical, artistic, or cultural value in real life, while travel agencies can design new tours following the location of these PokéStops  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijwltt.293280 fatcat:kt25pblnlbbdlll2x6aetzmrsa

Commemorating from a distance: the digital transformation of Holocaust memory in times of COVID-19

Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann
2020 Media Culture and Society  
These measures posed a significant challenge, because contemporary forms of Holocaust commemoration are particularly based on the personal experience of presence at museums and historical sites.  ...  This article explores the relationship between presence and absence, proximity and distance, guided commemoration and online engagement by critically analyzing digital activities of Holocaust memorials  ...  Funding The author disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Research for this article was supported through a Visiting Fellowship  ... 
doi:10.1177/0163443720983276 fatcat:ktofy4bolbe3vl2yxljb6ugmya

Smart Cities and Cultural Heritage - A Review of Developments and Future Opportunities

Ann Borda, Jonathan P. Bowen
2017 EVA London 2017  
A main focus of the paper is an assessment of selected case studies in the cultural heritage sector exploring the use of smart platforms and visualisation technologies.  ...  This paper reviews a cross-section of international developments in smart cities and their implications for the cultural heritage sector.  ...  for exploring a variety of historic landmarks and unique sights of London.  ... 
doi:10.14236/ewic/eva2017.2 dblp:conf/eva/BordaB17 fatcat:n2q7oig7ufendjd5favnc2dnnq

Towards the Design of a Virtual Heritage Experience based on the World-as-Support Interaction Paradigm

Marie-Monique Schaper, Maria Santos, Laura Malinverni, Narcis Pares
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '17  
The shelter currently belongs to the History Museum of the city which provides guided tours through the cultural heritage site for schools and the general public.  ...  We present the initial design stage of a Virtual Heritage experience for a bomb shelter built during the Spanish Civil War, namely Refugi 307.  ...  Acknowledgements Supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Grant TIN2014-60599-P).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3027063.3053089 dblp:conf/chi/SchaperSMP17 fatcat:lz3cldlj4bc3tbtpvw5pgg3doa

Indus Explorer: An Android Based Tourist Guide Application

Arsalan Chandio, Fayaz ahmed, ghulam murtaza, nazish basir
2018 University of Sindh Journal of Information and Communication Technology  
The purpose of this application is to introduce a digital and handy view of the archaeological, historical, recreational places for the interest of tourists, people, and the cultural aspects of Sindh one  ...  For the ease of the tentative travelers, the digital tour guide app is available and named as followed on the google play store "Indus Explorer".  ...  The details of each individual location are then shown with images, a google map and historic data about that location.  ... 
doaj:024e2553fad949268000a28881b648b9 fatcat:lrzbbmrq6zef7jmcgdyf2ryp2y

Application of Taiwan's Human Rights-Themed Cultural Assets and Spatial Information

Shuhui Lin
2020 Complexity  
With an understanding of the historical context and meaning of cultural assets, people would cherish their value and then adopt appropriate cultural resource preservation strategies.  ...  Based on the value of Taiwan's human rights-themed cultural assets, I plan to guide the human rights journey in Taipei to share Taiwan's experience of happiness with the world, as well.  ...  Acknowledgments is study was supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (106-2410-H-003-116-MY3) and subsidized by the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), Taiwan.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/5205970 fatcat:3e5etooziven5atg6wb53uuazy

Noteworthy: News Briefs from PA Libraries

Bryan James McGeary, Stephanie Campbell
2015 Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice  
Engagement with Students, in recognition of her dedication to students during her 30-year career.  ...  Zabel received her award from Penn State President Eric Barron at a presentation ceremony earlier this year.  ...  Submitted by Vincent Fraley, Historical Society of Pennsylvania HINT: Historic Images, New Technologies Philadelphia, PA-The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) has completed Historic Images, New  ... 
doi:10.5195/palrap.2015.110 fatcat:3ne6giicgvdr3e6lhl2wkhypz4

In the PaLRaP Spotlight: Janet Evans

Stephanie Campbell
2017 Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice  
We're also part of a horticultural library consortium of six garden libraries across the country which enables us to give ebook access to our members.  ...  I'm also active in the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries -a network of garden and plant librarians across North America.  ... 
doi:10.5195/palrap.2017.150 fatcat:7ou2keikurdb5dtoga2ft2wbgm
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