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Recent recommendations by the German Council of Science and Humanities on scientific collections as research infrastructures
The German Council of Science and Humanities provides advice to the German government and states on the structure and development of higher education and research. In January 2011, the Council presented recommendations on ...
A portal to Dutch academic heritage
The UNICUM development project, commissioned by the Dutch Academic Heritage Foundation (SAE), has been carried out by the five classic Dutch universities in 2010-12. UNICUM, short for ‘University Collections and University ...
Proposed European anatomical collections network
Universities, colleges, medical institutions and professional societies in the past used their museums as tools to establish themselves as the rightful producers of anatomical knowledge. Anatomical and medical museums, ...
The new communication technologies for sharing and participatory Italian university museums
Thanks to their peculiar identities linked to the specific disciplines which determined their creation, university museums offer an interesting experience to reflect on the role that the community of museum professionals ...
Past and current identity of the Zoology Museum of Ghent University
This paper investigates the history and aim of the Ghent University Zoology Museum on a whole, and looks at the achievements of its more interesting directors and curators in specific. In 1817 Ghent University purchased a ...
Private donations and the collecting legacy of Luis Simarro to the heritage of Complutense University of Madrid
One of the most important private donations in the Complutense University of Madrid is Luis Simarro's legacy. The Simarro Foundation was formed in 1927 with a collection of paintings by Simarro’s friends such as Sorolla, ...
The collection of a non-collecting institution
A case study of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington
This is a case study of how the Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington, a non-collecting institution, became responsible for a collection of some 750 works of all different sizes and media that had accumulated ...
Universities and their museums
University museums and collections – and the cultural, educational and research potential that they represent to a campus landscape – can appear at times insufficiently recognized by their host institutions as relevant and ...
The University of Lisbon’s cultural heritage survey (2010–2011)
In this paper, a survey of the cultural heritage of the University of Lisbon (2010–2011) will be presented, with a focus on the methodological approach. Main results will be discussed, as well as future perspectives regarding ...
Complutense Art Centre
A new space for the heritage and the contemporary art in the Complutense University of Madrid
Complutense Art Centre (c art c) is located in the centre of the University City. In 2009, it began with a new room of temporary exhibitions approximately 400qm for showing contemporary artists and the heritage of the ...