Skip to main content


‘How to Facilitate Cooperation between Humanities Researchers and Cultural Heritage Institutions’ Guidelines published

Submitted on 12th June 2019


A new report aimed at open doors between cultural institutions and Humanities scholars was launched at DARIAH Annual Event, May 2019. 

At the DARIAH Annual Event in Warsaw in May 2019, a new report was launched that aims to provide guidelines for both researchers and cultural instutions that want to share data and build research around digital collections.

Natalie Harrower (Digital Repository of Ireland), Mark Sweetnam (Trinity College Dublin), David Brown (Trinity College Dublin) and Marcin Werla (Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center) are few of the authors of the newly published How to Facilitate Cooperation between Humanities Researchers and Cultural Heritage Institutions. Guidelines. 

The overall objective of this report is to support collaboration between humanities researchers (literary and cultural studies, history, arts) on the one hand, and cultural heritage institutions on the other, by raising awareness about the possibilities for reusing heritage resources in academic settings and increasing the visibility of online heritage collections. This publication aims to provide both cultural heritage institutions and researchers with know-how, examples of good practice which will enable and strengthen collaboration between both sides, and enable a greater circulation and reuse of heritage resources within the academic field.

This report, edited by Maciej Maryl and Klaudia Grabowska (Digital Humanities Centre at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences), is the outcome of a hands-on workshop organised in the context of the project ‘Facilitating Cooperation Between Humanities Researchers and Cultural Heritage Institutions’, jointly proposed by the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Trinity College Dublin and Creative Commons Polska and awarded funding by the DARIAH Theme Grant 2017.

The DOI for the report resolves to the following address:

DRI is funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (DFHERIS) via the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and the Irish Research Council (IRC).

Higher Education Authority Logo
Irish Research Council Logo
Core Trust Seal Logo
Digital Preservation Awards 2022 Winners Ribbon Logo

Subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated