Topic: e-learning

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A brilliant project in Lebanon for heritage

Virtual tours and games to boost heritage awareness among youth in the successful Multimedia Learning Towers that were installed in the Beirut National Museum last November. Until now over 2.500 young people visited the installation, which is intended especially for students and youth in general. Continue reading


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Digital horizons for archaeology and research

Indiana Jones is required to learn informatics or he can retire. Technological innovations are so advanced and so many that archaeologists and historians enjoy a brand new range of tools for the research of territories and relieves, and also for sharing their results with new and appealing formats. Continue reading


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Perseus Digital Library for Humanities, and more

Perseus Digital Library Project offers to students and researchers access and tools for a wide range of digitized contents related to Greek and Roman literature, history and archaeology. It is a best practice example of digital tools enhancing knowledge and culture, helping education and research. Continue reading


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Online speaking dictionaries for preservation

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages and National Geographic Society cooperate into this project “Enduring Voices” which strives to preserve endangered languages by documenting the languages and cultures with the most unique, poorly understood, or threatened indigenous languages. Continue reading


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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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Norway: exploring new paths for ancient books

Having already digitized its precious collection of ancient books, the Gunnerus Library of Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in cooperation with the National Library of Norway is launching a project to explore new digital tools for a deeper interaction with digitized documents. Continue reading


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ASREN: Arab States Research and Education Networking.

The e-AGE platform organized by ASREN on December 12-14, 2011 has set among its priorities the development of pan-Arab e-Infrastructure, coordination with regional e-infrastructures, and enhancement of research and education cooperation in a wide range of activities, among the Arab countries and with communities in Europe, the US, Canada, Latin America, Africa, and the world at large. Continue reading


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IFBOOKTHEN 2012 International conference

Digital publishing is changing our way to think and imagine books, and ebooks represent the future for young and old readers. Bookrepublic, online ebooks library, promotes the 2nd edition of IFBOOKTHEN to ask the big question: what is the future of publishing in the digital age? Continue reading


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APE 7th International Conference on Semantic Web, Data & Publishing

The APE – Academic Publishing in Europe – 2012 Full Conference Program has been developed by a high level Program Committee and offers a broad perspective, varying from research excellence, peer reviewing, use of information, content innovation, funding and investing, … Continue reading