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Saving our contemporary scientific and technical heritage with a safeguarding methodology
Science and technology have never known such advances as in the last 60 years. Consequently, the ideas and objects from the people that have made the events and milestones of scientific evolution in their university research ...
From anatomy to zoology: Results on the history of university collections based on trans-disciplinary research
The majority of research projects on the history of university collections are focused on a single collection or on collections of one discipline. Trans-disciplinary studies, however, despite opening up a different and ...
Reorganizing a 20th century cabinet of curiosities into a museum for the 21st century
This paper describes the life of a university museum that was born in the 1980s and transformed in the 21st century. Over a period of 25 years Professor Reverte collected more than 3700 objects and set up an authentic ...
Online collaboration and knowledge dissemination for university collections
Universities and university museums are faced with numerous challenges regarding access to their collections for diverse user communities. In today’s electronic age, a new model has emerged for granting online access to ...
Mendel Museum, the first university museum in the Czech Republic – Short excursion to the history of university museums in the Czech Republic
Mendel Museum has been a part of Masaryk University since 2007 and is the first comprehensive university museum in the modern history of the Czech Republic. It aims to promote the legacy of Gregor Johann Mendel, the ...
The historical instruments from Valongo Observatory,Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Valongo Observatory is part of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was founded in 1881 with the primary mission of being used for the practical lessons given at Rio de Janeiro Polytechnic School. It has a ...
University, socio-economic history and identity
The Museum of Foreign Debt, a museum without a collection
How did a topic linked to macroeconomics come to be part of the cultural identity of a country and have a museum? The idea of its creation arose in the mid-2001, when a group of graduate students and professors from the ...
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 ...
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 ...