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Vlado: see ´╗┐[Search Tools]:
- Exhibit: allows several important views: faceted (result filtering), timeline, geographical, tabular
- eCulture/Europeana: several interesting metaphors

h1. Current BM View
[British Museum collection|http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database]
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h1. New BM Search
Wireframe (mockup)
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h1. Finnish Museum
[Finnish Museum|http://www.museosuomi.fi/]: Browse using facets
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[Translated by Google|http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fi&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.museosuomi.fi%2F]
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h1. Freebase
[Freebase|http://www.freebase.com/]: semantic search, dropdown options clarify search term, snippet description pull out is excellent
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h1. V & A
[V&A|http://collections.vam.ac.uk/]: faceted search, advanced search, image & display methods - thumbnail / listing
!VandA musuem2.png!

h1. National Maritime Museum
[National Maritime Museum|http://collections.nmm.ac.uk/]: faceted search, lots of options to refine search, display methods
!NMMmusuem.png!

h1. Rijksmuseum
[Rijksmuseum|http://www.rijksmuseum.nl/zoeken/?focus=assets&lang=en] search with sectional dropdown, combined full site search, faceted search
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h1. Semantic Museum
[SemanticMuseum|http://www.SemanticMuseum.com] is a prototype by Prescient Software (founded Jan 2010).
PHP and JS. Nice demo site with faceted search and semantic links, ´╗┐nice movie.
!SemanticMuseum-faceted-search-timeline.png!

h1. Polish National Digital Museum
[Polish National Digital Museum|http://cyfrowe.mnw.art.pl/dmuseion?action=ChangeLanguageAction&language=en] aggregates collections from 70 contributing institutions and has 681 thousand objects. Uses RDF, CIDOC CRM, and Europeana-relevant vocabularies. [Uses OWLIM|http://www.ontotext.com/clients#culture] as RDF repository
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