What are the key challenges museums face with moving collection catalogues online? What can they learn from institutions already engaged in this process? And how should they approach this shift towards digital publishing?
This is an an interim report for the Getty Foundation's Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative that provides answers to these questions. The report is based on the experience of the participating museums -- the Art Institute of Chicago; the Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Gallery of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Seattle Art Museum; Tate Gallery; the Walker Art Center; and the J. Paul Getty Museum. Report highlights include:
- Lessons Learned
- Inside Perspectives from Participating Team Members
- Templates for Working Documents