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.