ARK4 is a digital heritage project that explores the role of technology in disseminating information in a way that reaches a wider public . Workshops, games, 3D environments are all tools in the new and diverse archivist kit. The relationship between the public and digital content is among the core issues the project works on. In its new phase, the project attempts to re-use digital content from the Cultural Heritage sector, mainly deriving from Europeana and other libraries to reach a wider audience through knowledge testing games.
1. Children’s Literature
is the first of a series of knowledge testing games that will be produced in this context. Launched on March 3, 2016 on the occasion of the World Book Day, it is a joyful topic that aims to travel its users back to their childhood and test what they have been reading and remember from then. Among the questions, the users can have a look at beautiful visual records lying currently within Europeana. –
2. Children at Granma(coming shortly)
- Methodology: ARK4 applies user-centred methods and collects new narratives, to be shared by the national and regional community of libraries, schools and archives through surveys and interviews.
ARK4 is a cooperation project between four Trondheim institutions and an international collaborator financed by the National Library of Oslo.
Alexandra Angeletaki is a classical archaeologist and has worked as a lecturer in archeology at NTNU since2001. For the last few years she has been involved in innovative dissemination DH projects and has worked with Museology and Digital Learning at NTNU University Library.
She is also responsible for library seminars and academic writing support for students in Kalvskinnet Campus.