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An important conference about creativity and digital cultural heritage

Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of Europeana Space project, says: “This is a golden opportunity for the creative industries, for the cultural institutions, for students and researchers, for anybody interested in the new scenario of digital cultural heritage. This is the occasion to learn what is happening in this sector: join us, follow us on our blog, website and social networks!” Continue reading


Preservation as an e-infrastructure service: a Roadmap for digital cultural heritage

The main objective of the workshop, organised at the National Central Library of Rome under the umbrella of the Italian EU Presidency, has been to provide an overview of the main outcomes achieved by the DCH-RP project, focusing on the Roadmap for Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage and on the potential role of e-infrastructure in the preservation of DCH. Continue reading


Historical illustrations of digitized books available on Flickr

The digitization activity of libraries focuses on text, rather than on images, and makes the book pages available as PDF or text searchable works, while the illustrations are difficult to be search and found. This project recovers those parts of the page which include images: the images are cropped, cleaned up, and uploaded to Flickr along with the text that appears next to them, detailed description and searchable tags. Continue reading


Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence

Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence is the name of the Succeed’s final conference to be held on November 28th, 2014 at Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), in which the final results of the project will be presented. Continue reading


e-AGE 2014 Intercontinental Connectivity of the Pan Arab Network

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sayyid Taimur Bin As’ad Al Said, the 4th International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE 2014, was hosted by The Research Council (TRC) of Oman. In e-AGE 2014 the main theme was “Intercontinental Connectivity of the Pan Arab Network”.
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A strategy for cultural heritage in the new digital age.

A panel workshop to disseminate the latest achievements and to foster collaboration in the digital cultural heritage sector is organized by Promoter Srl in the framework of the important congress Euromed 2014. EU projects, organizations and professional operating in this field are invited to participate in the discussion. Continue reading


Europeana Space Opening Conference

A rich program of speakers and creative sessions to build bridges between Cultural Institutions and Creative Industry. Digital Cultural Content Re-imagined: New Avenues for the Economy and Society. The Opening Conference of Europeana Space is a great event held in Venice on 16-17 … Continue reading