- A virtual platform to share and promote digital best practices related to culture and cultural heritage from across Europe and the world.
COVID-19 pandemic particularly affected the cultural and cultural heritage sectors with travel bans, public closures and event cancellations with alarming financial implications. As a consequence, plenty of museums and cultural organizations increased the use of digital technology and started to … Continue reading →
- “We challenge you to recreate a work of art with objects (and people) in your home”
People are not custom to live isolated and confined at home. The forced reclusion due to the Covid-19 pandemic leads to disorientation and discouragement. In this scenario it is thus even more important than ever to spread the value of … Continue reading →
Florence hosts every year an international event that includes a Conference,Training and Workshops. The EVA events are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading
On the 22nd August 2013, the British Geological Survey (BGS) launched the world’s first 3D virtual fossil collection to the public. Through an internal search engine, the users can browse and free-download (on computers, tablets and smart-phones) information and thousands of HD images and 3D digital models. Many of them are available for 3D printing.
The main aim of Lu.Be.C. 2013 was to join together best representatives from public institutions and private companies to discuss about valorization of cultural heritage and tourism, through focus groups, workshops, debates and seminars which were highlighted and identified new tools for unlocking the amazing potential for the development of Italy. Valuable guests and expertise enhanced the general theme: Culture is the password for the future. Continue reading
The Italian School for the moment will be little digital, as we knew. Carrozza’s Decree actually annuls the acceleration given by Minister Francesco Profumo.Despite of that, in Italy the Italian digital readers number increases by 45,5%, as AIE (Italian Publishers Association) registered during the 6th Editech edition. The Italians’ 61,5% reads at least an e-Book.
The ninth edition of LuBeC will take place in October 17th and 18th 2013 in the traditional beautiful venue of Real Collegio in Lucca and will continue on the 19th with “Lucca open for LuBeC”, when the city will offer the LuBeC participants special openings … Continue reading
The goal of the course, organised in 4 webinars, is to create the skills to integrate scientific applications in Science Gateways implemented with the Catania Science Gateway Framework. This will allow the creation of an intercontinental team of deveopers able to respond to requests of integration of specific applications from Virtual Research Communities all around the globe. Continue reading
On 24th of May 2013 (1 PM Brussels time / CET), as part of the “Future Fridays” series of webinars on Futurium, Professor Peter Scott, Director of the Knowledge Media Institute, will present his vision of the Future of Education & Learning. Participation to this webinar is free and open to all who are interested in the subject. Only registration is required. The webinar will take place entirely online in a virtual room. Continue reading
Florence hosted an international event that includes a Conference, Workshops, Meetings & an Exhibition. The Electronic Information, the Visual Arts and Beyond (EVA Conferences) are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading
Jointly curated by the two digital libraries, the exhibition uses photographs, manuscripts, broadsheets, paintings, letters, audio, government documents and other unique materials to chart people’s journeys across the European continent and their settlement in the United States. The DPLA and Europeana—guided by a common mission to make the riches of libraries, museums, and archives openly available to everyone in the world—collaborated regularly with curators, content partners, project staff, and others to design and build the exhibition cooperatively. Continue reading