Digital technologies and the arts
Volume 18 No 6 / November 6, 20196 November 2019
In this issue: A focus on the uses and importance of digital technologies in the arts, exploring issues such as metadata, the discovery and diversity of digital content, and the efficiency of arts and culture event listings.
Cultural content metadata: State of the art
What is metadata? The report cites the Wikipedia definition (“data information that provides information about other data”) and a definition from Quebec’s Office de la langue française (“data that provides information on the nature of certain other d… View this resource
A Linked Digital Future for the Performing Arts: Leveraging Synergies along the Value Chain
This technical report details the research component of the Linked Digital Future initiative (LDFI), a partnership between CAPACOA, Culture Creates, Mass Culture, BC Alliance for the Arts, and the Atlantic Presenters Association. The LDFI aims to “en… View this resource
Diversity of Content in the Digital Age
Based on a meeting billed as part of a “global conversation to better understand the challenges and opportunities that the digital environment brings to cultural diversity”, this report highlights key findings and discussions related to the diversity… View this resource
Could Open Data Help Arts and Culture Listings?
Based on “desktop research”, consultations with arts and culture organizations, and semi-structured interviews with stakeholders in the United Kingdom, this research project aims to answer the question “can open data help to make [event] listings mor… View this resource