Museum Collections and the Semantic Web


  • Maria Nisheva-Pavlova Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, Bulgaria; Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, BAS, Bulgaria
  • Nicolas Spyratos Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique, UMR 8623 du CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, France
  • Peter Stanchev Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, BAS, Bulgaria; Kettering University, Flint, USA



Cultural Heritage, Digitization, Semantic Web, Semantic Interoperability, Metadata Standards


The paper discusses some current trends in the area of development and use of semantic portals for accessing heterogeneous museum collections on the Semantic Web. The presentation is focused on some issues concerning metadata standards for museums, museum collections ontologies and semantic search engines. A number of design considerations and recommendations are formulated.


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How to Cite

Nisheva-Pavlova, M., Spyratos, N., & Stanchev, P. (2014). Museum Collections and the Semantic Web. Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, 4, 33–39.

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