Multi Archive of Cultural Heritage "Heritage"

curated by Ignazio Caloggero

PRESS RELEASE: The project has evolved, for details visit the Heritage 4.0 Project page: From Access to the Semantic Archive through experiential itineraries

The "Heritage" Multi-Archive of Cultural Heritage consists of a hundred integrated thematic and territorial archives containing the assets of the Material and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Sicily and Malta and has the following characteristics which are typical of web 3.0:  Multimedia, geoweb, Social Web, Multi thematic and Multi territorial (Multiarchive), Advanced Search, WikiWeb and  Multilingual.

The Heritage Archive, the result of over thirty years of data collection, is a non-profit public archive and its nature is exclusively informative and scientific. At the moment (December 2023), with its over 13.000 cataloged assets, it is probably the largest new generation cultural multimedia archive created. To learn more about the features and operation visit the page  Characteristics and Operation of the "Heritage" Multi Cultural Archive

Territorial Archives (Network Provinces)

Archives of tangible assets (tangible) 

Archives of intangible assets (intangible) 

Other archives (maps)

Control Panel

The Heritage Archive is part of a larger project (Heritage project) which sees the cataloging and geolocation of the Sicilian and Maltese Cultural Heritage (tangible and intangible).

Note on the generations of the Heritage Archive

  • First Generation (1995): “Access” database offline only
  • Second Generation (2004): “Web Access” database searchable online, text only
  • Third Generation (2010): “Visual” database in Mysql, searchable online - text and images
  • Fourth Generation (2014): Dedicated database searchable Online integrated with Google Maps and web 3.0 technology (Georeferenced, Responsive, Wiki, Advanced search)
  • Fifth Generation (2020): Online "GeoSocial" Archive (Georeferenced, Social, Multi-thematic, Territorial, Wiki, Advanced Search)

Note: The Heritage Archive is a non-profit public archive but its nature is exclusively informative and scientific. The contents of the same come from various sources, from the authors of the cards, from the cited scientific documentation or from the web. For this latter aspect, reference is made when indicated on the following page: Disclaimer 

External links: Folder: landscape_plans (map.sitr Sicily Region)  /  map sitr services

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