Featured Collections

Nirmala Birla Modern Art Gallery in Hyderabad

This archive includes a selection of paintings and sculpures from the Nirmala Birla Modern Art Gallery in Hyderabad.

ŚĀSTRA – An annotated bibliography

The project aims to investigate the Indian contributions to the formation of modern science in fields of inquiry such as astronomy, linguistics, logic and mathematics.

LPT Project – Indian studies between XIX and XX centuries

The LPT Project is dedicated to Luigi Pio Tessitori, the distinguished scholar who worked in Rajasthan from 1914 to 1919 as a linguist, philologist, historian and archaeologist.

Birla Archaeological & Cultural Research Institute Art Collections

This archive contains the cataloguing cards of some of the art works belonging to the Birla Archaeological & Cultural Research Institute of Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh, India).

e-Dvara2 is a result of IIAMIS Project, other outcomes are:

Udine & Bikaner

Udine & Bikaner project deals with Luigi Pio Tessitori, the distinguished Italian scholar who worked in Bikaner from 1916 to 1919 as a linguist, philologist, historian and archaeologist.

A selection from Tessitori’s private archive is held today at the Castle Archaeological Museum in Udine.

The entire manuscript collection, called Fondo Tessitori, is kept at the «Vincenzo Joppi» Municipal Library in Udine as a donation from the Tessitori family acquired in 1923.

A prestigious exhibition, “Hic sunt leones”, dedicated to Luigi Pio Tessitori was held in Udine in 2012.

Virtual Exhibition Content Management System
The HCI (Human Computer Interaction) Laboratory has developed the VEX-CMS (Virtual Exhibition Content Management System) application which assists the cultural heritage experts to build 3D virtual exhibitions using already acquired 3D models of artworks without the help of 3D graphics and computer professionals. VEX-CMS organizes the design of a virtual exhibition in three main phases: (i) inclusion and arrangement of objects in the virtual space, (ii) identification of interesting points of view to which associate multimedia information, and (iii) definition of tours of the virtual exhibition.
m-Dvara 2.0
m-Dvara is a system developed by SMDC laboratory that lets users create, share, and use cultural contents including mobile context-aware features. This system is intended to study how Web 2.0 and Mobile 2.0 together can be applied to the cultural heritage sector, letting all the users, the crowd, to be the main contents provider.

The main objective of the Readersourcing project is to study, experiment, and evaluate new quality control approaches in the field of Digital Libraries and scholarly publishing.

The main outcome was www.readersourcing.org, a website to rate scholarly papers. Readersourcing.org is an independent, third-party, non-profit, academic/scientific endeavor, aimed at quality rating of both scholarly literature and scholars.