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.

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Digitizing, Inventorizing, Enriching 2 Items

Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA)

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CDWA provides easy-to-understand and clear guidelines for structuring information when cataloging art and other cultural heritage objects in collections. It is supplemented by many examples.

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Cataloging Cultural Objects (CCO)

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CCO is a handbook of guidelines for documenting cultural heritage objects and the visual resources they represent. The focus is on art and architecture, but many other types of culturally relevant objects are also considered.

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Lightweight Information Describing Objects (LIDO)

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LIDO is an XML schema for providing metadata on objects of material culture for various post-use contexts, from online publication to output via interfaces. It supports the full range of descriptive information on cultural property.

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Formal Ontologies: A Complete Novice's Guide (2018)

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The multi-part learning module of the PARTHENOS project (2016–19, G. Bruseker et al.) explains the purpose, basic principles and application contexts of ontologies in semantic information processing even for users without an information science background.

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Erlangen CRM / OWL

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As an application ontology, the Erlangen CRM / OWL is an interpretation of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model. 
It is the authoritative application ontology of CRM in the German-speaking world and important, e. g., for data stewards carry out implementations on the basis of…

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CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model – Primer (2014)

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CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model is the reference ontology for cultural heritage information integration (ISO Standard 21127:2014). The primer is an introduction to the fundamentals and basic modelling of CRM and provides a guided introduction.

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