Topic: digital preservation

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LINKED OPEN DATA means sharing knowledge

Europeana’s commitment for opening and sharing resources is wide and alive. Open data can be used to develop innovative applications for smartphones and tablets and to create new web services and portals. An easy-to-understand animation and a press release were launched to promote this issue. Continue reading


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Israel Invests in Digitizing Museums’ Collections

Realizing the importance of Heritage, Israel decided to invest more than one hundred million Euros during 2012-2016, dedicated to physical and digital preservation. Headed by the Israeli Prime Minister, the project Steering Committee decided to invest 3.6 million Euros in digitizing museums’ collections.
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Judaica Europeana and the Jewish cultural heritage in Europe

The international Conference of Judaica Europeana is one of the main events organized during the three years of the project. Its main objective is to present the results of the initiative: to provide Europeana, the portal of the European digital … Continue reading


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High resolution 3D digital imaging in China

As digital technology evolves, 3D data is increasingly preferred as a method of preserving cultural heritage artifacts. It provides an easy way to get in touch with them and significantly reduces the need for physical storage space, offering to museums a portable and accessible platform to exchange information and to researchers the possibility to easily browse and review the materials. Continue reading


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World Library and Information Congress: 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Congress theme: “Libraries Now! – Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering” The World Library and Information Congress 2012, 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, will take place at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre in Helsinki, Finland. Early registration fee deadline 15 May … Continue reading


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Digitizing press photography: Euro-photo

In Europe, there are big efforts for digitizing photo archives, merging them to Europeana and making them accessible. The press agencies own millions of historical images which are indeed part of cultural heritage – as they represent faithfully crucial moments of european recent history. This is EURO-photo. Continue reading


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Tennis + digital technologies: tie-break!

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum in London has just reopened, and features a spectacular cinematic experience. The Museum’s use of digital media is changing the way we recollect and delve into the past. Continue reading


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EuropeanaPhotography kick-off

In the beautiful framework of Florence, at Alinari’s ancient palace, the opening conference of EuropeanaPhotography project will take place on 9th and 10th February . The kick-off will be the occasion for all the partners to meet and to share … Continue reading


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DIGITAL MEETS HERITAGE

Heritage generally refers to something inherited from the past. The word has several different senses, including natural heritage, food heritage, tradition… Continue reading


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DISH: conference about Digital Strategies for Heritage

DISH is a bi-annual conference that unites digital strategies with international professionals in heritage. Continue reading