This is a conglomeration of a number of museums. Each museum is separate and has its own collection management system.
Key functions include:
- Each museum is responsible for loading in their own digital objects. Each has exclusive access to their digital objects and the metadata on them. Each has their own distinctive metadata.
- Once loaded in, digital objects are marked to be pushed to the shared common environment. This is done using lightboxes. The lightbox architecture enables category structures to be maintained.
- A job pulls all the digital objects into the shared commons. Metadata is automatically translated into a universal standard. Digital ...