Networking is a longstanding reality and a current necessity in the world of museums in France. Sharing good practices, pooling experience and developing common lines of research are some of the concrete applications emerging from exchanges between museum professionals.
The network of museums in France is also a network of institutions and professionals working together to share best practices and promote various professions.
Find the papers of the colloquia and study days organized by the Directorate-General of Heritage on several themes related to museums in France: digital, the study of collections and professions.
As stated in Article L. 441-2 of Book IV of the Code du Patrimoine, contributing to the progress of knowledge and research and to their dissemination is an essential mission of the museums of France. There are many national and international facilities to support museum professionals in their research projects.
The contribution to the progress of knowledge and research and to their dissemination is an essential mission of the museums of France (article L.441-2 of Book IV of the Code du patrimoine). Numerous publication portals in the humanities and social sciences allow a wide dissemination of publications and can contribute to the promotion of research in museums.
IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) is a community and common technical framework for the dissemination and manipulation of digital images on the Web. Museums in France, major producers and collectors of images and heritage data, have every interest in exploring the many functionalities of this standard that is imposed internationally.