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Archaeological pillar training module

Course content description

September 2006

Introduction to BRICKS (overview of features)

  • Introduction to Archaeological applications in BRICKS
  • Archaeological contents in BRICKS

Sharing contents in BRICKS

  • Introduction to BNodes
  • Databases, metadata, ontologies and OAI
  • Images and multimedia
  • GIS
  • Rights, licences and DRM

Using the BRICKS workspace

  • Creating a visitor guide or virtual exhibition
  • Publication of contents

Users and other aspects

  • Access
  • The BRICKS Community
  • Introduction to other applications and contents in BRICKS
Feedback from the trainees

End of Module

Content: This module deals with the usage of Bricks for the Archaeology domain. It should enable professional cultural sector users to manage their contents within the BRICKS workspace and to exploit its potential to create virtual exhibitions, learning resources, illustrated catalogues, visitors guide and so on.


Partners Responsible: MLA, CF
Partners Involved: CF, MICC, LI, OAD, MW, VAT
Duration: 1 day
Registration fee: free
Location: Cracow (PL)
Didactic methodologies: face to face; workshop
Editions foreseen: one (during the 2006 European Association of Archaeologists conference, 19-24 September 2006)
Trainers: Cultural and ICT experts from BRICKS Archaeological Pillar
Target audience: General BRICKS Community member user professionals working in museums, libraries and archives or other cultural institutions; researchers and academics, other users with expertise in the exploitation of ICT for cultural resources.
Trainees expected pre-knowledge: Computer applications in archaeology, archaeological data, metadata standards; databases and GIS
Training material offered: slides
Maximum number of trainees: 8-10


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