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Moving Museum Catalogues Online is an interim report on the Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative about the key challenges museums face in transitioning to digital publishing. Includes lessons learned, inside perspectives, and templates for working documents from participating institutions. Read the report

Prepared by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), the Economic Impact Analysis report for Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945–1980 summarizes the significant impact of this collaborative initiative to the local and regional economies. Read the report

Closer to Van Eyck is a free, open access web application that allows users to zoom into over 1 billion pixels of the famous Ghent Altarpiece. Hosted by KIK-IRPA and supported by grants from the Getty Foundation. Explore the site


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In 2007 the Getty Foundation released L.A. Art Online: Learning from the Getty's Electronic Cataloguing Initiative. This report summarizes the experiences of 21 Los Angeles-area museums in making information about their visual arts collections available online. Read the report

In 2008 the Foundation completed a major evaluation of the Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program that included a survey of past participants. As a result, we began offering professional development programs for alumni. Read the executive summary

From 2002 to 2007, the Getty Foundation's Campus Heritage Initiative supported preservation efforts for over 85 historic campuses across the country. The resulting preservation plans are freely available through an interactive Web portal developed with a grant to the Society for College and University Planning. Visit the portal


Press Coverage


Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)
July 31, 2014: Bringing a Collections Catalogue to Life

Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)
July 9, 2014: Monet Goes Digital

Strawberry Hill, Architectural Conservation Grants
July 9, 2013: Strawberry Hill Wins Europa Nostra Grand Prize in Conservation

Pacific Standard Time Presents
May, 2013: L.A. Historical

Nagaur Fort, Architectural Conservation Grants
May, 2013: 20 Projects Shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture