Topic: digital preservation

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


MuseumDigit Conference 2019 and Europeana Data Day

Registration is now open for MuseumDigit 2019, a museum conference on digital trends and innovations held at the Hungarian National Museum on November 26 & 27, 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. Don’t miss your chance to hear the changemakers of the museum … Continue reading


EVA Florence 2020 – POSTPONED

POSTPONED – new dates to be confirmed EVA FLORENCE: the annual event about Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts Conference, Training and Workshops Palazzo Bastogi, 6 – 7 May 2020 Who Should Attend: – The Cultural Sector – The Government … Continue reading


Archiving 2020

Join an international community of technical experts, managers, practitioners, and academics from cultural heritage institutions, universities, and commercial enterprises, to explore and discuss the digitization, preservation, and access of 
2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, and audio-visual materials, including documents, photographs, books, paintings, videos, … Continue reading


Intangible Cultural Heritage database

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Foreword: We begin a multimedia journey that will lead us through some databases that contain extraordinary documents related to intangible cultural heritage. We will first see how the South China Research Center of the Hong Kong … Continue reading


Have your say: EC consultation about digital culture

img. from Europeana Pro blog. The European Union is now consulting on what the priorities will be for the first two years of the Digital Europe Programme, the new funding programme currently preparing for 2021-2022. Sufficient support for digital culture … Continue reading


Enslaved Africans across the Atlantic world

text by Caterina Sbrana. We already mentioned in the past about the theme of the slave trade heritage digitization  projects, that is a topic of extensive research especially for American Institutions. One of these projects developed the site www.slavevoyages.org, that … Continue reading


CHNT2019: Monumental Computations

The International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies in Vienna now approaches its 24th edition. This year’s theme is Monumental Computations. A rich programme of keynotes speeches, thematic sessions, round tables and a poster session will tackle this year … Continue reading


The Library of Congress, the largest library in the World

text by Caterina Sbrana. The Library of Congress (LoC) is the national library of the United States of America. It holds more than 158 million documents and is therefore the largest library in the World. Library of Congress was instituted … Continue reading


TownsWeb Archiving – TWA announcing the winners of the UK grant

The TWA UK heritage digitisation grant scheme ran for its fourth year in a row this July/August and we reached a record number of archivists and holders of heritage material. It was great to see so many organisations on board … Continue reading