Topic: digital preservation

More than 53000 photographs by the National Archives of Norway online

text by Caterina Sbrana. “Na na na heyana, Hahiyaha naha ..” This is how Frozen, the Walt Disney movie directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, begins. The film has no relevance to the National Archives of Norway but who … Continue reading


Call for book chapters: CEPROQHA Project

Data Analytics for Cultural Heritage: Current Trends and Concepts Editors: Abdelaziz Bouras 1, Abdelhak Belhi 1,2, Abdulaziz Khalid Al-Ali 1, Abdul Hamid Sadka 3 College of Engineering, Qatar University, Qatar DISP Laboratory, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, France Brunel University, London, United Kingdom Book Scope … Continue reading


The Berlin Wall, a multimedia history

Text by Caterina Sbrana. A few days after the celebrations of the Berlin Wall fall, in the wake of a renewed interest in the events that characterized Europe and the World after the Second World War, I suggest above all … Continue reading


TPDL 2020 International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries

Digital libraries and repositories store, manage, represent and disseminate rich and heterogeneous data that are often of enormous cultural, scientific, educational, artistic, and social value. Serving as digital ecosystems for empowering researchers and practitioners they provide unparalleled opportunities for novel … Continue reading


Florence Heri-Tech 2020, new dates

NEW DATES! 14-16 October 2020 The International Conference Florence Heri-tech: the Future of Heritage Science and Technologies, involves a large number of researches and scholars from around the world and puts the industry’s current issues under spotlight, specifically on issues … Continue reading


The Siberian Expedition during First World War

Text by Caterina Sbrana. I propose a very interesting history page that you can explore through the vision of 2,200 images available online in the Siberian Expedition Digital Archive. Created by Canadian historian Benjamin Isitt and the University of Victoria … Continue reading


Tibetan Opera, the most popular traditional opera of minority ethnic groups in China

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Let’s continue our research on intangible cultural heritage to learn about the most popular traditional opera of minority ethnic groups in China, the Tibetan Opera, nowdays accessible online at  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/china-watch/culture/traditional-tibetan-opera/, or at http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201909/03/WS5d6ddb68a310cf3e35569695_4.html. The contribution of … Continue reading


ELAG 2020, call for papers open until 12 February

img. Līga Landsberga [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]  Wikimedia commons. ELAG is the European Library Automation Group and the next 44th ELAG conference will take place in Riga, Latvia from 09 to 12 June 2020. You can contribute to the ELAG … Continue reading


OPFCON celebrating 10 years of the Open Preservation Foundation

2020 marks 10 years of the Open Preservation Foundation. To honour this occasion, we invite you to join us at a global celebration on 10 June at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. OPFCON celebrates a decade of OPF, considers … Continue reading


Patrimoine vivant de la France

Text by Caterina Sbrana. In our virtual tour across the intangible cultural heritage, after the story of the experience of  South China Research Center of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, we get to discover  the Patrimoine Culturel … Continue reading