National projects

Lithuanian Museums’ E-guide

This application will help you to:
– find the information (text, audio and video files) about Lithuanian museums you are interested in.
– create a route to visit your favorite museums.
– preview virtual exhibitions that contain digital information about the most valuable exhibits of the selected museum (descriptions, audio files in Lithuanian and English, video files in Lithuanian sign language for hearing-impaired persons). You will be able to view digital images and other related data of the selected exhibits.
– receive information (text, audio, video files) about the exhibit by scanning its QR code.

Development and Implementation of Lithuanian Integral Museum Information System (LIMIS) in Lithuanian Museums

The aim of this project is to create and subsequently to implement the Lithuanian Integral Museum Information System (LIMIS) in country’s national and republic museums. It will integrate Lithuanian museums’ databases into a common information system and ensure the maintenance and development of the LIMIS electronic catalogue. It will also provide means for digitisation of museums valuables and for development of full-text databases, and ensure the search tools for seeking information about Lithuanian museums’ holdings. Daugiau...

Development of Virtual Electronic Heritage System (VEPS)

The aim of the project is to maintain the virtual electronic heritage system and, by doing so, to ensure the continuity in the development and spread of the digitised content of Lithuanian cultural heritage. Daugiau...

Skills Training Programme for Museum Staff Working in Exhibit Digitisation Field

The aims of the project are: to attract more specialists from Lithuanian museums to join exhibits digitisation process; to make an opportunity for them to properly prepare for automated stocktaking and digitisation of exhibits (i.e. take pictures of exhibits, scan and automatically stock take); to provide internet users with an opportunity to obtain more information about the valuable objects of the Lithuanian cultural heritage that are preserved in the Lithuanian museums, and so make them interested in country’s cultural heritage and prompt to visit exhibitions; to encourage groups that develop cultural heritage information systems to cooperate in the field of classifiers, thesauri, dictionaries of persons names and keywords, and to create better circumstances for them to exchange information.
Date: 1 March, 2010 – 25 November, 2010.
Project Manager: Danutė Mukienė,  the head of Lithuanian Museums’ Centre for Information, Digitisation and LIMIS.