Culture Knowledge Base
The NFDI4Culture Knowledge Base contains guidelines, reports, and specifications by the task areas of the consortium covering all aspects of research data management in the domain of material and immaterial cultural heritage. Additionally, we provide you with curated link recommendations to high quality open educational resources.
Digitizing, Inventorizing, Enriching 2 Items
FADGI – Guidelines for Embedding Metadata in Broadcast WAVE Files (2021)
This document describes a common standard for descriptive metadata for embedding in broadcast WAVE files, one of the most commonly used container formats for storing audio files. It is accompanied by the BWF MetaEdit tool, which can be used to integrate the metadata.
FADGI – Guidelines for Embedding Metadata in DPX Files (2019)
This document defines guidelines for embedding descriptive metadata in the Digital Picture Exchange (DPX) format for film material, including the core fields defined by the SMPTE ST268 standard for data exchange.
Documenting 1 Items
Data Curation Profile
The publication by Jake Carlson provides instructions on how to use the so-called "toolkit" for documenting research data, as well as templates and examples compiled for free use by Purdue University in the US.
Overarching topics 2 Items
Shaping inventory-based research
In its discussion impulse on the scientific, scholarly and cultural use of collections, the Council for Information Infrastructures (RfII) addressed the (future) role of collecting institutions in the digital transformation of science with regard to the framework conditions.
Guideline for a FAIR Cultural Studies Research Data Management
Author(s): Angela Kailus
In order to be optimally re-usable, research data should be processed according to the FAIR principles. This guideline explains what these principles mean and how they can be implemented in cultural studies and heritage collections.
Planning 4 Items
What are Authority Data?
The tutorial basically explains what authority data are and how they can be used in relation to research data. In addition, the video describes the role of authority data for different entities and from different providers and explains their potential for the Semantic Web.
Virtual International Authority File (VIAF)
VIAF is an aggregated standards data service with holdings from 57 national libraries and similar providers (as of Aug. 2022). VIAF establishes concordances to an entity via the standards records available for it and offers a URI to this cluster.
The Integrated Authority File - Standards Data for Culture and Research
The film provides information about the GND as a data collection of authority data from the cultural sciences and as an organizational structure for institutions involved in shaping the GND. It addresses the integration of the GND in international contexts.
Gemeinsame Normdatei (GND)
The Gemeinsame Normdatei (GND) offers the largest openly licensed pool of German-language authority data on individual terms, such as persons, corporate bodies, events, geographies and artistic works, but also on general terms in the form of subject headings.