online collections

2021-05-24

Usable Authorities for Data-driven Cultural Heritage Research

In September 2020 we at NHM, toghether with Nationalmuseum and Wikimedia Sweden, applied for part of the research and development grant that is distributed by the National Heritage Board to central museums. The project Usable Authorities for Data-driven Cultural Heritage Research was funded and we started working in February 2021. The project focuses on exploring ...

2021-05-24

Intermediate storage, filters and extended search options

Just over two months ago, we announced that our collections are finally searchable on the internet again. Since then, we have worked intensively with the promised, improved features. The goal of the next launch and the new functions we are developing right now is that new online collection search will be able to replace both ...

2021-05-21

1500 bigraphical records matched to Wikidata

A small step for humanity, but a big step for the National Historical Museums of Sweden in the work to re-establishing a digitally accessible infrastructure around our collection information! We have now matched our first 1500 biographical records (persons and institutions related to our collections) to corresponding objects in Wikidata. By telling the internet that ...

2021-02-12

You can search the collections!

We are now launching the first, simple search function to search the collections at the National Historical Museums! For the first time since the museums moved into the same collection management system in 2018, you can now find updated information and media about the collections. This first, simple search box that we now make available ...