Topic: e-learning

TNC2013, TERENA Networking Conference

The TERENA Networking Conference (TNC) is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference – over 500 participants including decision makers, networking specialists and managers from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister institutions and industry … Continue reading


EC-funded AfricaConnect project launches UbuntuNet

The initiative is being financed under the AfricaConnect project, which is co-funded by the European Commission and beneficiary countries. The network will dramatically accelerate the development of the Information Society in Africa, providing advanced data communications infrastructure and enabling African researchers to collaborate more easily in advanced international research projects. Continue reading


HOMER project for the mediterranean area

The overall goal of HOMER is to contribute to unlock the full potential of the Public Sector Information in the Mediterranean space, by contributing to make the all area a competitive territory, able to match global competition and to ensure a sustainable growth and employment for the next generations. Continue reading


India for digital preservation

DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, in July dedicated a special issue about Digital Preservation. The Journal endeavours to bring recent developments in information technology, as applicable to library and information science, to the notice of librarians, documentation and information professionals, students and others interested in the field. Continue reading


EuroMed 2012 proceedings and conclusions available

The International Conference on Cultural Heritage. EUROMED 2012 has been organized by the Cyprus University of Technology, under the patronage of UNESCO, the Auspices of the CY-Presidency of the EU Council and in cooperation with the European Commission, the ESF/COST Programme, the Europeana, the CY Ministry of Education and Culture and the Department of Antiquities. Continue reading


The role of cultural institutions and the development of the country: the digital dimension

On October 8, 2012, in Rome, a panel discussion on the role of the Italian Cultural Institutes was organized by in the Italian Cultural Institutions Association (AICI). The occasion was particularly important also in the transnational perspective of the European Strategy 2020, and the meeting was a top event because it aggregated all the Italian institutes to discuss about Horizon 20:20 and the Digital Agenda. Continue reading


Technology With Teens

As digital art continues to impact contemporary art, teachers in the United States are finding innovative approaches to design. We recently caught up with Bill Blidy, a high school teacher who began his career with technology and someone who has been “tweaking” the way digital technology can enhance his students’ visions. An interisting interview by our US correspondent James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading


The DEN Foundation

The DEN Foundation is the Dutch knowledge center for digital heritage. DEN supports archives, libraries, museums and other heritage institutions to improve their digital strategies and services. The sharing of knowledge of and experiences with ICT is a core mission of DEN. Furthermore, DEN encourages the institutions to invest in open technology, to implement open ICT-standards and to make use of other tools that contribute to sustainable information services. Continue reading


A Scientific Portal for French Virtual Archaeology

From Prehistory to the Middle Ages, history and the lives of men in times past are presented by the most accomplished of specialists, in a presentation accessible to everyone. The collection is edited by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and it is going to be enriched regularly. Continue reading


Focus on museums and games

Ed Rodley is an exhibit developer who is currently working at Museum of Science in Boston; he publishes an extremely interesting blog: Thinking about Museums: thoughts on museums, content, design, and why they matter. His posts about gaming and museums are worth to be highlighted: find out more! Continue reading