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Published on February 24, 2014

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The experience of MAE- Documentation Centre and museum of Performing Arts- Barcelona in dissemintion of heritage

The ICT and the Dissemination of Heritage The Experience of MAE Anna Valls FIRT, Re-Routing Performance Barcelona, 2013

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Vision and Mission Vision To be the reference centre for the research and information of performing arts of Catalonia Main goals To preserve the memory of the performing arts in Catalonia To support teaching and research at the various schools of our centre To disseminate our museum, archive and bibliographical collections

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts 4 Units Research and historical library 1968 Archive 1978 Museum 1923 School library 1923

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Many kinds of documentation

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Bibliographical and Media Collection Books,manuscripts, magazines, DVDs… : > 120,000

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Set design collection Set design collection: set sketches, set models, costume renderings, backdrops… more than 16,000 items.

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Archive Collection Photos: > 200,000 Posters: 6,700 Programs: > 100.000

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Costumes 1000 pieces of actors , tenors, dancers… Dresses and accessories like shoes, umbrellas, necklaces …

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Puppetry Collection The puppetry collection contains 400 pieces

MAE. Documentation Centre and Museum of Performing Arts Before 2008: Working without Information Technologies  We had 35,177 documents in 885 Windows folders  We had more than 50 MSAccess databases for the archive and museum collections  Our bibliographical catalogue was run by VTLS  Our digital newspaper database was run by Knossys  Our staff didn’t include any IT engineer  We used to have old tecnology and no open source  We used to pay for all the IT services

Strategic Plan 2008-2013 Goals Taking advantage of IT to promote our museum collections Human Resources Professionalization: two new IT engineers Organization Improve management, processes and internal communication  increase efficiency Finance Expenses reduction: open source software and our own data centre

2008-2009 Project From Puting out the fire stage to Reactive stage futurs students Web (joomla) Content DM To promote museum collections 2008 MAE web Joomla Newspaper Data base Dspace 2010 2009 Strategic IT planning1.0 The first computer engineer Hardware acquisition Academic Internet network Data Centre

2010-2011 Project From Reactive stage to Proactive stage Scanner II website Intranet Supporting Virtual Anniversary Performances Campus Database website Online exhibition ‘Viatge per l’escena’ New catalogue ‘Escena Digital’ 2011 2010 2012 ECLAP European Project Strategic IT Planning 2.0 Virtualization project 2nd IT Engineer New backup system

2012 Project From Proactive Stage to Innovative Stage We needed an application to manage and to disseminate the archive and museum collections We decided to develop our own application

2012 Project Proactive Stage to Innovative Stage Partners: DuraSpace, Stanford, Virginia, Notre Dâme, Hull, etc. Main elements: Fedora, Solr, Ruby on Rails

2012 Project Proactive Stage to Innovative Stage A new single data model for all the collections with Dublin Core metadates (except bibliographical and audiovisual collections) One single application to: Describe documents or objects Preserve images Disseminate the holdings

2013 Conclusions Weaknesses The project took much longer than we expected Some staff had difficulties to adapt the news formats and technologies of the XXI century

2013 Conclusions Strengths 21rd Century Technology We use one single application for all the archives and museum collections Our information system covers: ingestion, transformation, preservation and dissemination Our digital holdings are growing every day We are much more efficient

2013 Conclusions • We believe that the effort of these last six years has been worth it • We are open to the world • Hydraproject has asked us to become partners which makes us very

2013 Proactive Stage to Innovative Stage

Anna Valls vallspa@institutdelteatre.cat

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