Topic: digital preservation

CULTURAL HERITAGE on line – Trusted Digital Repositories & Trusted Professionals

The 3rd edition of the “CULTURAL HERITAGE on line – Trusted Digital Repositories & Trusted Professionals” Conference will be held on 11-12 December 2012 in Florence, with a rich program of specialised events and tutorials. The focus is on competences … Continue reading

IFLA satellite meeting “Bibliography in the digital age”

Beside the main conference in Helsinki IFLA 2012, a wide and interesting list of satellite meetings took place in Finland and other countries. One about bibliography was held at National Library of Poland in Warsaw and presentations and videos are now available on the Internet. Continue reading

Reshaping History – A Future for our Past

Some of the world’s most famous museums, housing our most precious cultural treasures, are at the cutting edge of 3D technology innovation. This exhibition travels the world to bring you the latest in scientific innovation in the heritage sector. Come and see how this is helping us re-discover the hidden secrets of our past. Continue reading

DCA – Digitising Contemporary Art

Digitising Contemporary Art’ (DCA) is a 30-month digitisation project for contemporary art, which will enrich Europeana with a kind of cultural heritage still largely missing from the european digital library. The project comprises 25 partners from 10 EU member states and 2 associated countries, Croatia and Iceland. Continue reading

Hyperborea presents “Territori”: the Italian web portal of cadastres and historical cartography

During 2011 Hyperborea managed an high level project focused on the concept, planning and online publication of Territori, the Italian web portal of cadastres and historical cartography. In particular Hyperborea made tasks like the graphical project, the informative architecture and the technological structure of Territori. Continue reading

The Bridgeman Art Library’s New Footage Collection

The Bridgeman Art Library has created the internet’s largest database of online cultural footage ready available to professionals. The database includes videos with audio from social and ancient history, as well as over 500,000 stills and artist profiles which can all be accessed and downloaded at the click of a button. Continue reading

Editech – Editoria, Innovazione, Tecnologie

Book publishing today is a market where digital and traditional coexist, where borders and frontiers blur and at the same time defy each other. It is a world where the roles of readers, publishers, authors, distributors refuse to be rigidly … Continue reading

Advanced digital facilities to improve classical studies

Founded in 1425, KU Leuven combines a rich tradition with top research and technology. Bruno Vandermuelen from the Faculty of Letters talks about the digitization facilities available at the University digital lab, helping digitization for EuropeanaPhotography EC project and other art-technical research in cultural heritage. Continue reading