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 1 Items
Guide to the standardization of provenance information (2018)
Recommendations for standardized and systematized documentation of results in provenance research, compiled by the Provenance Research Working Group and receiving a great deal of attention.
Overarching topics 3 Items
Research Data in Cultural Studies – an introduction
A basic introduction to research data management in the arts, cultural studies and humanities, with explanations for the most important concepts, standards and tools.
What is NFDI4Culture?
NFDI4Culture Video Guideline
Author(s): Sarah Pittroff
What is NFDI4Culture? The animated film answers questions about the activities of the consortium and about new solutions in research data management – what they are needed for and who they are good for.
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 12 Items
Wikidata is a rapidly growing database on all knowledge domains that has been in existence since 2012 and can be edited by anyone interested or supplemented by automated enrichment. Wikidata represents one of the most important data hubs of the Linked (Open) Data network.
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.
International Standard Identifier for Libraries and Related Organizations (ISIL)
ISIL records identifiers for libraries, archives, museums and related institutions within the globally applied ISIL identification system. The German ISIL agency is the Berlin State Library. The data are provided with addresses and georeferenced.
Iconclass is a comprehensive classification system for the indexing of representational content in pictorial collections that is used in museums, libraries and research projects worldwide. It is particularly suitable for indexing Western art.
The Hornbostel-Sachs system is a classification system for musical instruments. It has been the international standard since the 1970s. The system was updated and expanded in 2011 as part of the Musical Instrument Museums Online (MIMO) project.
Data sharing & publishing 1 Items
Culture Graph Interchange Format
The Culture Graph Interchange Format is a lightweight data exchange format based on schema.org. It serves to integrate datasets from the domains of NFDI4Culture into the Culture Knowledge Graph and can enhance their discoverability on the World Wide Web.