Cases

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Case no.

 Litografiska museet

MUSEUM OF LITHOGRAPHY’S SITUATION

  • Database in Excel
  • No cultural heritage database or website
  • Very limited budget

WISHES

  • Inexpensive database that supports the Spectrum standard
  • Easily-managed website
  • The database must be searchable via the website

OUR SOLUTION

  • We set up a dedicated virtual server with Collective Access and WordPress installed
  • A simple search function in Collective Access is embedded in the website
  • The price is very low and the system is easy to manage
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Case no.

Stockholms läns museum

STOCKHOLM COUNTY MUSEUM’S SITUATION

  • Many different databases, including several Collective Access databases
  • The databases are stored on their own servers
  • They store cultural heritage data
  • Many users register the data

WISHES

  • Search function on the website for the Collective Access databases
  • Connection of the databases to SOCH (K-samsök) and Europeana
  • App to enable the addition of pictures to Samtidsbild (a Collective Access database)

OUR SOLUTION

  • We implemented a customised Collective Access search function on the website
  • We created a connection to SOCH (K-samsök) and Europeana
  • We created an app that enables the uploading of pictures (to Samtidsbild)
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Case no.

Unstraight museum

THE UNSTRAIGHT MUSEUM’S SITUATION

  • A dedicated server with Collective Access and WordPress

WISHES

  • Connection to SOCH (K-samsök) and Europeana with a new database-type for narratives
  • Blog on the website
  • Training in how to upload pictures
  • Simple search function on the website with free-text and categories

OUR SOLUTION

  • We created a search function on the website for the Collective Access database
  • We created a new type of link on behalf of the Swedish National Heritage Board in order to be able to upload ‘narratives’ to SOCH (K-samsök)
  • We conducted fundamental training in how to upload and administer the database
  • We created a blog
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Case no.

Kalmar konstmuseum

KALMAR KONSTMUSEUM’S SITUATION

  • Several different cultural heritage databases in different formats on their own servers

WISHES

  • To collate all the databases in one Collective Access database on a new server

OUR SOLUTION

  • We set up a virtual server
  • We installed Collective Access
  • We created an import script in order to import the different databases into one database