Topic: digital preservation

European Research and Innovation Days

European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. This year’s online format will provide an … Continue reading


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Unlocking Our Sound Heritage, a UK project led by the British Library

The British Library is home to the UK’s sound archive, an extraordinary collection of over 6.5 million recordings of speech, music, wildlife and the environment. These recordings, from the UK and around the world, date from the birth of recorded … Continue reading


Web-EuroMed2020 on Digital Cultural Heritage

The newly established UNESCO and European Research Area (ERA) Chairs on Digital Heritage are announcing the International Web-Conference EuroMed 2020 dedicated to Digital Cultural Heritage Documentation, Preservation and Protection This unique conference is in cooperation with the European Parliament, the … Continue reading


Nelson Mandela Foundation is promoting the preservation of Madiba’s legacy

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF), founded in 1999 by Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting Madiba’s living legacy through the collection of all documentation scattered throughout the world. The … Continue reading


EC launches public consultation on digital access to European cultural heritage

The Commission has opened a public consultation on the opportunities offered by digital technologies for the cultural heritage sector. Stakeholders and all interested people are invited to provide feedback on the Recommendation of 2011 on digitising cultural material and digital … Continue reading


The curation of Chinese cultural heritage in Europeana

This Workshop is organized by the PAGODE – Europeana China project team at the Department of Asian Studies, University of Ljubljana. Its aim was to set the common ground for the curation of Chinese cultural heritage in the Europeana Digital … Continue reading


Over 170,000 cultural digital resources available at UWM Libraries

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Libraries established a digitization program since  2001. The objective of the program was providing remote access to unique library resources  to the UWM academic community and the general public. Currently, UWM … Continue reading


Public Domain and misuse: some thoughts

image: Rank Badge with Leopard, Wave and Sun Motifs, China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), late 18th century, silk and metallic thread, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 30.75.1025. Being so deeply embedded in the Europeana ecosystem, the new CEF project PAGODE – Europeana China (2020-2021) … Continue reading


SWIB (Semantic Web In Libraries) on EuropeanaTech

img.: Schematic depiction of a knowledge graph in the performing arts domain;  from the paper by Julia Beck, Frankfurt University Library, CC0. The SWIB (Semantic Web in Libraries) annual conference is one of the essential events related to Linked Open … Continue reading