Title:A New DOR Opens: How the J. Paul Getty Museum Is Reimagining Digital Collection Information Management
Authors:Daniel Sissman
Publication:MW2015: Museums and the Web 2015

The J. Paul Getty Museum recently undertook a project to research, design, and develop an entirely new open-source collection information infrastructure for managing, authoring, and delivering collection information and related data to its downstream applications. This paper details the evolution of the project from development to launch, some challenges we faced, and significant benefits we gained. Beyond sharing our experiences with the wider cultural heritage community, we would also like to explore opportunities to share the open-source tools we have built, in the hopes that they will be useful to other institutions for their own collection information infrastructure projects.