Digitizing Galicia: Cultural Policies and Trends in Cultural Heritage Management
Keywords:Cultural policy, cultural heritage, digitization, Xunta de Galicia, Galiciana, Afundación, ABANCA
Cultural policies have developed in Galicia significantly since the establishment of the 1981 Statute of Galician Autonomy. The Galician government has played a key role in the Galician cultural scene. However, the civil and, especially, private sectors have made a substantial contribution to the promotion of different areas of Galician culture. This article presents an overview of Galician cultural policies focusing on the area of cultural heritage management in the global era, particularly on the uses of new information and communication technologies and digitization.