Topic: digital archive

Digitisation of the endangered monastic archive at May Wäyni, Ethiopia

Text by Caterina Sbrana. I have already spoken in my blogs about the importance of the digitisation of historical documents in order to enable them to be used and disseminated worldwide through the Internet. There is another reason why digitisation … Continue reading


Free funding resource pack available for download

TownsWeb Archiving have just released a FREE Funding Resource Pack that will no doubt appeal to holders of archive collections. Embarking on a digitisation project comes at a cost and securing adequate funding is often where most projects fail to … Continue reading


Paleography And Diplomatics On The Digital Humanities Route: Pathways And Proposals

Sponsored by CIDEHUS – University of Évora (Portugal), in partnership with the Centro de História – University of Lisbon (Portugal), this event will pose questions and discuss hypotheses for the work of digital humanities in history: What past and what … Continue reading


Saving Collective Visual History – online workshop by Photoconsortium

The opening event for the prestigious DIGITAL PAST 2021 conference, organized by the Royal Commission of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, was a 1-hour capacity building workshop by PHOTOCONSORTIUM to share experiences and lessons learnt for visual collections’ … Continue reading


“Applying and deploying AI in GLAMs” – Call for workshop proposals

The AI4LAM Teaching and Learning Working Group is organizing a series of online workshops on the week of March 29, 2021 to provide training opportunities for those interested in applying and deploying AI in Libraries, Galleries, Archives, and Museums. We … Continue reading


Webinar about object and face recognition algorithms on historic photos

27th January h. 02:00 PM CET. In the National Archives of Estonia some object and face recognition algorithms and techniques have been tested and implemented on the historic photos of the archives.The webinar describes the work done and shows the … Continue reading


DTCE 2021 International Online Conference

The 1st International Online Conference on Digital Transformation in Culture and Education will take place on 14-16 April 2021. Conference will be hosted by the Serbian Library Association Section for Digital Transformation. The Conference provides an excellent forum for digital librarians, … Continue reading


Commission welcomes political agreement on Creative Europe programme

PRESS RELEASE – 14th December 2020 Today, the Commission has welcomed the political agreement reached between the European Parliament and EU Member States on the new Creative Europe programme (2021‑2027). Trilogue negotiations have now concluded, pending the final approval of … Continue reading


9 December: International Day for the Commemoration and Dignity of Victims of Genocide

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Today, the 9th December, is the International Day for the Commemoration and Dignity of Victims of Genocide and the Prevention of This Crime, established in September 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly. Unfortunately the twentieth … Continue reading