KLEKSI complies with the DERA

KLEKSI complies with the DERA and is in line with the NDE objectives and infrastructure.
On this page we explain what DERA is and what it means for your collection.

What is DERA

The abbreviation DERA stands for Digital Heritage Reference Architecture and provides direction to collaborating parties, in this case to make heritage information more visible in the Digital Heritage Network. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) owns the DERA. The DERA is being developed by a working group that includes representatives of the Digital Heritage Network (NDE).

KLEKSI has been made compliant in collaboration with Network Digital Heritage (NDE).
to the DERA and in line with the NDE objectives and infrastructure.

Network of terms

Network of terms

Users want to be able to find digital heritage as well as possible. As a collection manager, you must provide your material with unambiguous terms. KLEKSI is linked to the NDE Terms Network. For example, if you use the name 'Rembrandt', it is not immediately clear which Rembrandt it is. Rembrandt van Rijn? Rembrandt the Elder? Or do you mean the movie 'Rembrandt'? KLEKSI searches through the term network directly and in real time in different terminology sources for matching terms. KLEKSI shows all the results found and you simply choose which term it concerns. In this way it is clear to every user who or what you mean.

Linked Open Data (LOD)

Linked Open Data (LOD)

Linked data is a standard for linking information together and sharing it with the rest of the world. Museums and heritage institutions manage a wealth of information. With the help of KLEKSI, this is digitally stored and (partly) publicly available via their own websites. With the help of LOD, these collections are more useful because the information is interconnected.

Persistent identifier (PID)

Persistent identifier (PID)

Preventing link rot, i.e. when a clicked link no longer works, is important in making and keeping digital collections accessible. This is addressed with a durable persistent identifier (PID). This means that digital objects always remain available online at the same location. KLEKSI generates its own PIDs and also supports PIDs from the Handle System.

Machine learning

Machine learning

In order to provide you with even faster and better service, KLEKSI uses machine learning. As a result, KLEKSI learns from your previous actions and quickly returns the results that best suit the object in question. Suppose you add an object from Utrecht. Then the terms that are relevant to the term 'Utrecht' are displayed. Or if you document a painting by Rembrandt, the system retrieves all relevant terms that apply.

Why users love it

  • Usability

    A versatile system that allows you to manage your collection(s) in a very user-friendly way.

  • Professional front end

    Your collection professionally presented online, SEO optimized, linked to statistics.

  • Fully web-based

    KLEKSI can be reached everywhere via the internet, so you can also work on your collection(s) at home.

  • Flexible and expandable

    Manage and add collections, objects, object types, object data and users yourself.

  • Handy photo editing tool

    With KLEKSI you can easily edit your photos or crop details.

  • Multiple users

    Depending on the license, you can add and manage the administrators of your collection yourself.

  • Backups and Security

    Your data is stored securely and your data is backed up every day.

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Who is KLEKSI for

See below for whom KLEKSI can offer a solution.

Museums

Museums

Manage your collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings and / or other objects in or from your museum.

Heritage institutions

Heritage institutions

Managing, archiving and digitizing the legacy for future generations.

Foundations and associations

Foundations and associations

Digitize, document and archive objects within your foundation or association.