Designing a Comprehensive Information System for Safeguarding the Cultural Heritage: Need for Adopting Architectural Models and Quality Standards

Gireesh Kumar, T. K. Designing a Comprehensive Information System for Safeguarding the Cultural Heritage: Need for Adopting Architectural Models and Quality Standards. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2021, vol. 2021, n. 5392, pp. 1-19. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The cultural heritage of any region is an integral part of the life of the people there irrespective of their community, caste, religion, and the social and economic status. As man continues his journey forward from the position at which his forefathers left him conservation of heritage assets, especially knowledge embedded in them, is essential for future generations and sustainable development. The study discusses the need for developing and managing a comprehensive information system that can preserve, conserve and retrieve the knowledge related to heritage assets in a single platform. The requirement of adopting internationally accepted guidelines, policies, methods, and standards and practices for managing heritage information is important and it has economic, legal, and technological concerns. The paper emphasizes necessity of adopting suitable architectural models and quality standards to design information systems to safeguard cultural heritage assets.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Culture, heritage, Cultural heritage, heritage information system, information portal, CHIS, information system, metadata, semantic web technology, ontology, India
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BJ. Communication
B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DL. Archives.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DM. Museums.
F. Management. > FJ. Knowledge management
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HC. Archival materials.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HD. Rare books and manuscripts.
L. Information technology and library technology > LB. Computer networking.
L. Information technology and library technology > LN. Data base management systems.
Depositing user: Dr. Gireesh Kumar T. K.
Date deposited: 15 May 2021 01:18
Last modified: 15 May 2021 01:18


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