- special issue 'Perceiving Cultural Heritage Through Digital Technologies' / deadline 30th November
The aim of this special issue is to solicit interdisciplinary studies about the complex phenomenon that takes place during the aesthetic and synesthetic involvement of a human observer in the perception of Cultural Heritage and art mediated by virtual and … Continue reading →
- Facet Publishing have announced the release of Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage by Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson.
In the digital era, libraries, archives, museums and galleries are no longer constrained by the physical limitations of their buildings, analogue books, manuscripts, maps, paintings and artefacts. Cultural collections now can be safely distributed and shared globally. To ensure that … Continue reading →
- This is the fifth in a series of interviews with people using MediaConch within their institutions.
Julia Kim is the Digital Assets Specialist at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. So far, she has primarily used MediaConch to create reports for new and incoming born-digital video from the Civil Rights History Project and the DPX files from digitizing celluloid film. Continue reading →
Dear followers of E-Space project, I am very pleased to tell you that the final project review went very well and we have been awarded an ‘excellent’ for the project. Moreover, the reviewers described the project as ‘exceeding expectations’. This … Continue reading →
The competition encourages people to create new, fun and unique artworks from digitized cultural heritage material. A GIF is an image, video or text that has been digitally manipulated to become animated. Throughout the month, they can create and submit … Continue reading →
Europeana Research is delighted to be launching the second Europeana Research Grants Programme. Applicants are encouraged to come up with individual research projects which make use of Europeana Collections content to showcase and explore the theme of intercultural dialogue. Applicants … Continue reading →
Anne-Laure Coquelin is a graphic designer specialized in digital restoration and reissuing images via new technologies and Aurora Ortega is an art conservator who has worked for many of the world’s renowned cultural organizations including Centre G. Pompidou, Getty Conservation Institute, and Vatican Museums where she acquired substantial experience in the photographic documentation of cultural heritage. Continue reading →
In September 2017, the Europeana Pro website went throught a major redesign, also integrating Europeana Labs and Europeana Research, which were previously living on separate websites. One of the main reasons for this redesign was to place people first: the new … Continue reading →
August 16 2017 The National Gallery, London, is working in collaboration with museum analytics firm, Dexibit, to use big data for predictive analytics. For decades, directors at the helms of the world’s cultural institutions have faced the challenge of balancing … Continue reading →
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Milano and Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence are glad to present the Executive Master in Cultural Heritage. Creativity, Innovation and Management: a one-year, full-time program, taught entirely in English, that attracts candidates … Continue reading →
Considering the relevance of audiovisual material as perhaps the biggest wave of data to come in the near future (Smith, 2013, IBM prospective study) its relatively modest position within the realm of Digital Humanities conferences is remarkable. The objective of … Continue reading →
Emotive is an EU-funded heritage project that aims to use emotional storytelling to dramatically change how we experience heritage sites. For heritage professionals, the Emotive application will provide a powerful storytelling engine and a set of rich digital media assets … Continue reading →
Digital preservation means taking precautions to ensure long-term access to digital content. It mitigates the risk of files becoming obsolete or unusable in the future. The PREFORMA tools help you validate incoming file formats and codecs against their standard specification, define custom acceptance criteria, and build an efficient ingest workflow. Download and try them from the PREFORMA Open Source Portal! Continue reading →