Digital Literacy Resources

Beginner

Introduction/Overview

Shift in Strategic Assumptions from Analog to Digital Age, (Rogers, 2016)

Linked Open Data // Données ouvertes et liée

A 3-min introductory video by Europeana. It explains the fundamentals of Linked Open Data from the user’s perspective.

EN: Linked Open Data – What is it?

FR: Le web des données ouvertes et liées. Qu’est-ce que c’est ?

The concept of 5-star open data , developed by the inventor of the web Tim Berners-Lee, offers a gradual scheme for evolving from the web of document to the web of data. Publishing data in open format is a first step towards linked open data (and the digital transformation of the performing arts sector). This introductory website on 5-star open data is available in both English and French.

To go one step further, this video on What is linked data? explains concepts such as machine-readable data, knowledge graph, and URI.

Wikidata

Wikidata tutorial

Useful Wikidata Properties for Performing Arts Buildings

Wikidata resources from Stacy Allison-Cassin

WikiProject Performing Arts

WikiProject Music

A Gentle Introduction to Wikidata for Absolute Beginners (video)

Discoverability // Découvrabilité

Présentation sur la découvrabilité des contenus culturels donnée lors du Forum Rideau du 18 février dernier (présentation vidéo et version PDF du matériel d’accompagnement).

Vidéo Les métadonnées : pour une meilleure visibilité des contenus culturels

Intermediate

Linked Open Data

Estermann, B. (2018a). eCH-0205: Linked Open Data. Accessory Document. eCH association, Zurich.

Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec (2017). État des lieux sur les métadonnées relatives aux contenus culturels. – The glossary is available as a stand-alone document.

Knowledge Graph and Graph databases

Graph database vs. relational database

What is a Knowledge Graph?

Recommendation systems

McKelvey, F., Hunt, R. (2019). Algorithmic Accountability and Digital Content Discoverability. Canadian Heritage and Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

  • See, in particular, pages 4-6: “Algorithms: from search to recommendation”.

Artificial Intelligence

Expert

(coming soon)

Practical tools/applications

http://openrefine.org/

A tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; and extending it with web services and external data.

Digital Marketing and Communications Resources

Beginner

Search Engine Optimization

Traditional Search Engine Optimization Still Matters

  • This posts offers a quick overview of SEO. We want to stress the following: “Each event, product, service requires its own page.” This is extremely important, because it enables Google Search Event Finder and similar discovery tools to provide a “more information” link pointing to your event.

Page Speed Insights Tool

Broken Link Checker

Mobile Friendly Tester

Expert

(coming soon)

Practical tools/applications

More digital marketing resources are recommended by Annelise Larson on www.storypreneursunite.com.

Governance Structures Resources

Beginner

Intermediate

Digital marketing resources, curated by Annelise: https://www.storypreneursunite.com/digital-marketing-resources

Expert

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Practical tools/applications

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Digital Transformation and Organizational Change Resources

Beginner

Artificial Intelligence

Intermediate

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Expert

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Practical tools/applications

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Linked Digital Future Events

Other Events

More Digital Literacy Events

For additional digital literacy events, consult:

Making Tomorrow Better: Taking Digital Action in the Performing Arts