LoCloud: Local Cultural Heritage Online and in the Cloud


  • Kate Fernie Senior Associate, MDR Partners, London


cloud, local cultural heritage

Author Biography

Kate Fernie, Senior Associate, MDR Partners, London

Kate Fernie is an experienced professional with a background in Archaeology, museums, information management, standards and digitization in the cultural heritage sector. She is currently a senior associate with MDR Partners where she is technical coordinator for the CARARE, PATHS and DigCurV projects. From 2004-2006 Kate was ICT Advisor at the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council where she gained experience in the policy area, European funded ICT initiatives and developments to promote access, and was project manager for the CALIMERA, MINERVA, BRICKS and MICHAEL projects. She joined MLA from English Heritage where she was responsible for promoting standards and systems for heritage information management to over 100 local authorities in the UK. During a 3-year secondment to the Archaeology Data Service she produced on-line learning resources, edited a series of best practice guidelines and was coordinator to the Historic Environment Information Resources Network. Since 2008 she has worked as an independent project manager, specialist adviser and editor for the Italian Ministry of Culture and the European Digital Library Foundation, and as Digital Preservation Specialist at the UK's Parliamentary Archives. Her qualifications include a B.A. in Archaeology and Anthropology from Cambridge University, an M.A. in Museum Studies from Leicester University and an M.Sc. in Applied Landscape Archaeology from Oxford University.




How to Cite

Fernie, K. (2015). LoCloud: Local Cultural Heritage Online and in the Cloud. Uncommon Culture, 6(2), 83–87. Retrieved from https://journals.uic.edu/ojs/index.php/UC/article/view/6199



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