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- It will allow users to consult all collections at once with the use of keywords in their own language.
The vocabulary has been completed in 12 languages and consists of over 500 concepts in three facets –photographic technique, photographic practice and keywords – that are structured in a multifaceted, hierarchical way. Discussions are on-going with other projects, in particular Linked Heritage, for improvement and further development of the EuropeanaPhotography Vocabulary, that can be a starting point for other valuable multilingual tools to enrich digitization activities (both for photography and for other cultural heritage). Continue reading →
- Chasen Sino-Sin's complete 3D digitisation services of cultural heritage relics and museums.
As digital technology evolves, 3D data is increasingly preferred as a method of preserving cultural heritage artifacts. It provides an easy way to get in touch with them and significantly reduces the need for physical storage space, offering to museums a portable and accessible platform to exchange information and to researchers the possibility to easily browse and review the materials. Continue reading →
The new homepage now includes a stronger focus on the content, with a bigger image slideshow, a featured partner section and a great carousel highlighting the latest pins on Pinterest. The search is easier thanks to new automatic suggestions that pop up when the users are typing the words they’re searching for. Continue reading
On March 5th 2013, the Central University Library in Leuven hosted the first review meeting of EuropeanaPhotography project. Digitalmeetsculture.net editor, Valentina Bachi, was present to the whole event with both the roles of speaker and of correspondent. Next appointment for the EuropeanaPhotography project is the plenary meeting in Athens on 13-14-15 March 2013 Continue reading
The Polish Collections in Europeana conference was organized in the medieval city of Toruń on October 18-19, 2012 by the International Centre for Information Management Systems and Services ICIMSS. A number of Europeana-related projects were presented, including EuropeanaPhotography, Judaica Europeana and others. Continue reading
The agencies forming the EURO-Photo consortium have digitised about one million historical images to be available both on Europeana and the project’s commercial portal, the world’s first historical photo journalism site. The EURO-Photo platform contains historic moments of European history such as the Carnation Revolution in Portugal, the Chernobyl disaster, King Leopold abdication in Belgium, Allied Forces in post-war Germany, and even going back to cultural events such as the first performance of Henrik Ibsen’s plays in 1880s in Copenhagen. Continue reading
Jointly curated by the two digital libraries, the exhibition uses photographs, manuscripts, broadsheets, paintings, letters, audio, government documents and other unique materials to chart people’s journeys across the European continent and their settlement in the United States. The DPLA and Europeana—guided by a common mission to make the riches of libraries, museums, and archives openly available to everyone in the world—collaborated regularly with curators, content partners, project staff, and others to design and build the exhibition cooperatively. Continue reading
The CARARE Final Conference took place on 8th-9th November 2012 in Copenhagen. The programme included presentations from CARARE participants as well as a number of guest speakers, and focuses upon both the project and wider cultural heritage aspects such as sustaiability and use of digitised data. Continue reading
The Center for Jewish History, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, the Leo Baeck Institute in New York and the National Library of Denmark and Copenhagen University Library are all involved in enhancing access to Jewish material with the support of digital technologies, for education and research purposes. Continue reading