Author Archives: mheintz

Digging Up an Appetite for Health at The New York Botanical Garden

By Annie Novak, Manager of The Edible Academy Elizabeth Peterson-Minor, Associate Director of Foundation Relations The New York Botanical Garden The cold and snow could not stop the nation’s cultural institutions from celebrating the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move! this … Continue reading

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Taking Note: More Resources for Arts Data-Miners

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the National Endowment for the Arts’ Art Works blog. To view the original post, click here.  By Sunil Iyengar NEA Director of Research & Analysis The nation’s museums and libraries are taking prodigious steps to bring … Continue reading

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Continuing the Library and Museum Open Data Conversation

By Maria Raviele, PhD, Evaluation Officer Justin Grimes, Statistician Trevor Owens, Senior Library Program Officer Institute of Museum and Library Services As part of the launch of data.imls.gov, the agency’s new open data catalog, a cohort of about 30 data … Continue reading

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Discovery à la Mode

By Margaretta S Frederick Chief Curator, and Annette Woolard-Provine Curator of the Bancroft Collection Delaware Art Museum In 2012, the Delaware Art Museum began the arduous task (for a mid-sized museum) of placing our collection records online in a publically … Continue reading

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Fitting the Pieces Together: Progress On Linked Data For Libraries

By Trevor Owens Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS Following on the Linked Open Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums summit in 2011, interest in this topic has continued to grow among the digital cultural heritage professionals. For those unfamiliar, term … Continue reading

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