Design On-line: Providing On-line Access to Registers and Representations of Designs in the Board of Trade Design Register

Lead Research Organisation: The National Archives
Department Name: UNLISTED

Abstract

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Publications

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Description This grant explored the possibilities of visual search technologies for cultural heritage collections, and enhanced access to the Board of Trade collection of designs through improved transcription and digitisation.
Exploitation Route The findings of this study determined the best technologies for visual search, and assessed the usefulness of the Board of Trade design collection for potential users.
Sectors Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections,Other

 
Description The findings of this study have been used as a basis for additional funding awards and have changed how this arts and humanities resource will be accessed in the future.
Sector Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections,Other
Impact Types Cultural,Policy & public services