Tag: cultural heritage

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Shaping Access! – More Responsibility for Cultural Heritage

Shaping Access! – More Responsibility for Cultural Heritage 6th International Conference 17 & 18 November 2016 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin The digitization of Cultural Heritage has made great progress in recent years. However the rapid … Continue reading


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Upcycle Digital Heritage – workshop in Derry

Over the past decades much effort has gone into the digitisation of our rich and varied cultural heritage, producing vast amounts of high quality digital data, ranging from images, video, sound and 3D. However, this valuable resource is not being … Continue reading


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Video recordings of the Open Source Workshop now available

The video clips of all the presentations of the PREFORMA Open Source Workshop are now available on the event website. The workshop, hosted by the National Library of Sweden on April 7, 2016, featured keynote presentations by representatives from the PREFORMA project and the open source community. Continue reading


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Identity Matters: enriching heritage to meet a new era / RICHES final conference

Borders blur. Disciplines merge. Barriers come down. The 21st century is a time of repositioning, and there is a key role to play for heritage. How do we (re)present ourselves, our public, our archives, our countries and our institutes? This was … Continue reading


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PREFORMA Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage

We warmly invite you to the Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage. The Workshop will offer attendees the opportunity to learn how to use the conformance checkers and to meet the community which has been established around these tools. Don’t miss this opportunity to get to know us! Continue reading


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TECHNOLOGY for ALL 2016

TECHNOLOGY for ALL 2016, being held in Rome on October 2016, is a forum about the innovations brough by new technologies about territory, cultural heritage and smart cities. Registrations are open NOW The 2016 edition will be even more innovative than the previous ones, consisting … Continue reading


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Software Preservation for Cultural Heritage

Invitation to participate in a study entitled “Software Preservation for Cultural Heritage”. The research is part of an IMLS-funded project to establish a Software Preservation Network. Aim of the study is to better understand cultural heritage practices/experiences surrounding long-term preservation and access to digital primary resources stored in proprietary file formats. Continue reading


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DISH2015: last chance to write your proposal!

The heritage sector seems to struggle to raise its voice, not only in its own interest, but that of the whole information society. Let’s work together to influence your local, regional, national, European and global law maker and sugar daddy. So do you have some spare time this weekend? Write your proposal for DISH2015! Proposals can be submitted until Monday, the 14th of September 2015. Continue reading


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Cultural Heritage is food for development

On Friday 28 August at 18.00 CEST, in the Cluster Bio Mediterraneo pavilion of Expo Milan, event “Feed your Brain” took place. Because cultural heritage is food for development.
Irene Pivetti, President Emeritus at the Chamber of Deputies and President of Only Italia, Carmine Marinucci, Board Director of ENEA and Secretary General of DiCultHer, and Nicola Barbuti, Professor of Bibliography and Librarianship at University of Bari, attended. Continue reading


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RICHES’ policy briefs in the e-Library of the EC

“RICHES Taxonomy of cultural heritage definitions”. “Digital Copyright Framework. The move from analogue to digital and new forms of IPR”. These the titles of the two policy briefs produced by the RICHES project and recently published in the e-Library of the European Commission. The RICHES papers are intended as practical resources to provide support and advice to decision-makers at all levels. Other policy papers are in the works…stay tuned! Continue reading