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DigiCULT Thematic Issue 1 ­ Integrity and
Authenticity of Digital Cultural Heritage
Objects builds on the first DigiCULT Forum held
in Barcelona, Spain, on 6 May 2002, in the context
of the DLM Conference 2002.
DigiCULT Thematic Issue 2 ­ Digital Asset
Management Systems for the Cultural and
Scientific Heritage Sector builds on the second
DigiCULT Forum held in Essen, Germany, on
3 September 2002, in the context of the AIIM
Conference @ DMS EXPO.
DigiCULT Thematic Issue 3 ­ Towards a
Semantic Web for Heritage Resources builds
on the third DigiCULT Forum held on 21 January
2003, at Fraunhofer IPSI, Darmstadt, Germany.
DigiCULT Thematic Issue 4 ­ Learning
Objects from Cultural and Scientific Heritage
Resources builds on the fourth DigiCULT Forum
held on 2 July 2003, at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek -
National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague.
DigiCULT Thematic Issue 5 ­ Virtual Commu-
nities and Collaboration in the Heritage Sec-
tor builds on the fifth DigiCULT Forum held on
20 October 2003, at Napier University, Edinburgh,
DigiCULT Thematic Issue 6 ­ Resource
Discovery Technologies for the Heritage
Sector builds on the sixth DigiCULT Forum held
on 9 March 2004, at the Archivio di Stato di Roma,
Rome, Italy.
DigiCULT Thematic Issue 7 ­ The Future
Digital Heritage Space: An Expedition Report
builds on the contributions of 62 researchers and
professionals from or related to the cultural, scientif-
ic and artistic heritage sector to a DigiCULT online
consultation forum, which was active in October/
November 2004.
This Thematic Issue is a product of the DigiCULT
Project (IST-2001-34898).
Guntram Geser and John Pereira, Salzburg Research
Images for this Thematic Issue have been provided
by, and are reproduced with kind permission of, the
German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven.

Images on cover and pages 4/5, 16, 17, 20/21, 23, 26,
28, 31, 33, 34, 37, 44, 48, 53, 55, 69, 70, reproduced
by Egbert Laska © German Maritime Museum
Images on pages 8, 9, 11, 12, 14/15, reproduced by
Dr. Albrecht Sauer © German Maritime Museum
Images on pages 41 and 58, reproduced by
Hans-Jürgen Darlison © German Maritime Museum
Image on page 66/67, reproduced by Hans Engler
© German Maritime Museum
Image on page 77, reproduced by Walter Lüden
© German Maritime Museum
Image on page 78, reproduced by Eberhard Haase
© German Maritime Museum
Graphics & Layout:
Jan Steindl, Salzburg Research
ISBN 3-902448-04-0
Printed in Austria.
© 2004
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