What is it?

DSpace-GLAM is a free open-source platform to collect, preserve and disseminate digital objects of the Cultural Heritage.

It is an extension of DSpace with an enhanced data model and can be easily integrated with image viewers, media servers and a OCR module.

It is compliant with many international stardards to facilitate interoperability and data transfer among Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.

Enjoy the tutorial “Putting Historical Data in Context: how to use DSpace-GLAM“.

Why do you need it?

To manage the entities of the cultural heritage domain: collections, fonds, persons, events, concepts, places, etc.

To create relations between digital objects and entities to fully describe the cultural context.

To analyse your data using grids, graphs and maps or creating networks.

To store, manage, curate, preserve, analyze and access digital objects and their metadata.

To feature the perfect Cultural Heritage Management platform, you can enrich DSpace-GLAM with our add-ons:

Image Viewer

To access and fastly visualize images, adapting them to any screen size and zoom level, without the need of downloading the files.

Video/Audio Streaming

To provide adaptive streaming for audio/video content, reducing the use of bandwidth and optimising the resolution.

OCR & Transcription

To convert images into computer-recognizable text.

Why are we a reliable partner?

The team at 4Science created DSpace-GLAM and its add-ons, such as the IIIF Image Viewer, in 2016, continuously extending and improving it.

We have successfully implemented many digital libraries in institutions all over the world.

We are committed to share what we do and we make all the most important software enhancements available as open source.

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