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CURIOS: connecting community heritage through Linked Data.

Webster, Gemma; Nguyen, Hai; Beel, David E; Mellish, Chris; Wallace, Claire D; Pan, Jeff

Authors

Hai Nguyen

David E Beel

Chris Mellish

Claire D Wallace

Jeff Pan



Abstract

The CURIOS project explores how digital archives for rural community heritage groups can be made more sustainable so that volunteer members can maintain a lasting digital presence. It is developing software tools to help remote rural communities to collaboratively maintain and present information about their cultural heritage. The objective is to investigate the use of semantic web/linked data technology to build a general, flexible and "future proof" software platform that could help such projects to develop digital archives and to be sustainable over time. As an interdisciplinary project we aim to synthesise a narrative that draws from both social science and computer science perspectives by critically reflecting upon the novel approach taken and the on-going results that are being produced.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (Published)
Conference Name 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing
Start Date Mar 14, 2015
End Date Mar 18, 2015
Publication Date 2015
Deposit Date Mar 4, 2016
Publicly Available Date May 15, 2017
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 639-648
Book Title Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing
ISBN 978-1-4503-2922-4
DOI https://doi.org/10.1145/2675133.2675247
Keywords Cultural Heritage; Digital Archives; Community heritage; Open Linked Data;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9486
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2675133.2675247
Contract Date May 15, 2017

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