Five years on - where are we headed was publlished in December 2009. It contains many of the insights shared at the 4th International Roundtable in Taipei in 2008, as well as the history and further development of the network itself.

The report reflects on an interesting time in the development of the internet, and for cultural websites in particular and aims to give a good grounding in the challenges we face as online cultural sector publishers, as well as the ways in which we might develop in the future. The report was written by Katherine Watson from Lab for Culture with support and input from our chair Jane Finnis and the International Steering Committee.

The report is currently only available from this site in English.


Cultural Portals - Gateways to a Global Commons
This report was launched by the Culturemondo network at the MICHAEL (Multilingual Inventory of Cultural Heritage in Europe) conference at The Watershed in Bristol on November 15 2005.

It includes a comprehensive analysis in English, French and Spanish of the results of the first 2005 online survey and the first International Roundtable in Japan 2005. The report also looks to the challenges the future holds for the online publication of a national cultural offering.

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