Tag: Linked Heritage

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The digital cultural heritage towards Horizon 2020

The event was divided in two sessions; the first one was dedicated to the policy, highlighting the decisions by Italian Government and Parliament related to the central role of culture for the economic recovery in Italy, and also in Europe. The second session was dedicated to the digital content Aggregators and to the research infrastructures in the sector of SSH (Social Science and Humanities) and cultural heritage, to share objectives and to develop a common, operative roadmap for digitization. Continue reading


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Linked Heritage training programme

The Learning Objects, developed in the frame of Linked Heritage, range from Europeana to aggregation, metadata standards, linked data, terminology, etc.) and address an identified shortage of awareness of these important topics. Continue reading


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Improved search and higher-quality metadata through terminology management

Different organisations and different languages use different terms to describe similar concepts. Incompatible terminologies impede effective searching by end users and are also an obstacle for web services that rely on consistent metadata. Linked Heritage aimed to address this challenge by standardising terminologies. Continue reading


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Linking Cultural Heritage Information

Linked Heritage demonstrated the publication of Linked Data to the digital cultural heritage community, including the establishment of a linked data server which delivers our metadata as linked data triples. To identify the most effective way for the cultural heritage sector to create, manage and apply permanent identifiers. Continue reading


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Linked Heritage project presents results

The Linked Heritage project draws to a close at the end of September 2013. Linked Heritage – with the strapline, ‘Share culture, link content’ – was a content-focused project, which aimed to bring large quantities of content into Europeana, to enhance metadata quality and to improve the search, retrieval and re-use of Europeana content. Continue reading


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The Paris Declaration for the progress of the Digital Cultural Heritage

The shared vision of the INDICATE network is that in ten years’ time, access and use of digital cultural heritage will be available to all and that collaboration with the e-Infrastructures community will facilitate realisation of this vision. Continue reading


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Linked Heritage, dissemination goes on

The n. 21 issue of the Italian magazine Archeomatica includes as “guest paper” a wide overview about Linked Heritage. The article, in English language, was written by dr. Antonella Fresa and dr. Claudio Prandoni, the Technical Coordination of the project. Continue reading


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Linked Heritage presented at the Festival of Avignon

Linked Heritage project will be presented at the European encounters organised in the framework of the Festival d’Avignon, one of the major European events in the field of artistic creation which brings together a lot of professionals and cultural operators from all cultural and artistic fields. Continue reading


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Conference about “Use, Re-use and Access”, prestigious event in Dublin

Hosted by the Irish Presidency of the European Union and Linked Heritage partner the Local Government Management Agency, the conference attracted an international audience of cultural heritage and memory institutions and numerous representatives of Irish local and national memory institutions. the conference featured a video message from Commissioner Neelie Kroes, who unfortunately was unable to attend the Conference in person. Commissioner Kroes emphasized the importance of an open approach to information sharing, and highlighted the role of Europeana. Continue reading


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Geocoded Digital Cultural Content

This new book Geocoded Digital Cultural Content, edited by Franc J. Zakrajsek and Vlasta Vodeb (with a foreword curated by Antonella Fresa) focuses on Geographic location, which is a very important attribute of a cultural heritage item. The authors investigate … Continue reading