Digital Heritage Indicators

The digital heritage indicators provide statistics about various aspects of digitising, maintaining and publishing digital cultural heritage. The indicators are divided in four main themes: supply, demand, economics and sustainability.

The indicators are divided in four main themes: supply, demand, economics and sustainability. Read more about the scientific base and definition of the themes and the indicators in our conceptual framework.

Supply

Institutions with digital heritage collections
Digitisation policies
Digital reproduction of analogue collections
Metadata cataloguing
Born digital heritage collections

Demand

Policies for the use of digital collections
Online access to digital heritage
Monitoring access and use of digital collections
Importance of types of use of digital collections
Use of monitoring methods

Economics

Staff creating and preserving digital collections
Incidental versus structural costs
In-house versus outsourced costs

Sustainability

Policies and sustainability
Use of international preservation standards