The Development of Digital Archives for Modern Treasure of Art Works

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Contact: Yu-chun Chiu

The Hua Kang Museum has a great amount of collections and most of them are donated. The collections are widespread in fifteen categories. They are traditional Chinese paintings, Chinese calligraphies, western paintings, sculptures, potteries and porcelain, woodcarving, stonecarving, jade articles, costumes, furniture, ink rubbing, specimens, maps, and photographs. Among all the collections in Hua Kang Museum, the collections of paintings and of calligraphies are highly recommended. The museum gathered about seven hundred artists' pieces and many of them are action in their field after 1950s, including Wang Yang-ming, Wu Chang-shou, Wu Chih-hui, Yu Yu-jen, P'u Hsin-yu, Chang Dai-chien, Huang Chun-pi, Chao Shao-ang, Au Ho-Nien, Li Mei-Shu, Max Liu etc. By the time of July 2004, the museum already has four thousand and eighty-two collections. It is rare in university collection in Taiwan. In 2004, the Digital Archive Program aims at establishing the metadata elements, the process of digitization, and the identification of video quality management. One hundred and fifty collections from Hua Kang Museum are selected to be the basis of digital archive program. In the future, the precious painting and calligraphy art in Taiwan presented through high quality digital archive systems on the Internet will assist instruction, exhibition and research.

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Applied Metadata Standard:
CDWA(Categories for the Description of Works of Art)

Metadata Elements List

Progress and Result

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Working documents contain the records when MAAT works on analyzing metadata with the staffs of the thematic group. They include worksheets, controlled vocabulary lists, analysis reports, system requirement specifications, guidelines, meeting reports, and misc. 

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