Topic: education

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www.audubon.org: A Vibrant Digital Library

Text by Caterina Sbrana. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was not the first person who painted and described all the birds of America, but he was one of the youngest “country’s dominant wildlife artist(s)”. We are talking about his seminal Birds of … Continue reading


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Kaleidoscope project meeting in Helsinki

The progress meeting of 50s in Europe Kaleidoscope project took place on the 5th June in Helsinki, attached to the annual event of Photoconsortium hosted by Museovirasto. Partners met particularly to discuss the next steps in two main areas of … Continue reading


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New-York Historical Society: 8000 sheets digitised

by Caterina Sbrana. In my latest article I have been talking about the digital collection of the New-York Historical Society. During my research I was really captivated by a collection containing over 8,000 sheets, collected since 1816, that you can … Continue reading


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LeVERAGE ICTs for Tourism

Image by: Rufino Emmenegger, Copyright: Foundation Pro Monastery of St. John. LeVERAGE ICTs for Tourism – Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism for preserving LiVing hERitAGE August 24-31, 2019 – Lugano & Müstair, Switzerland The 2019 Summer School of the UNESCO chair … Continue reading


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New York, 9/11 MEMORIAL: when digital technology saves our memory

Text and photos by Caterina Sbrana. Dear readers, I recently started my work at DigitalMeetsCulture, because I am very interested in art and cultural heritage, and also in the relationship between art and digital technologies. I was in New York … Continue reading


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EVA 2019 Saint Petersburg: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts

We invite you to take part in the International Conference EVA 2019 SAINT PETERSBURG: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts (http://evaspb.ifmo.ru/en/), which will take place 20 – 21 June 2019 at the ITMO University (Lomonosov Street, bld 9, Saint Petersburg, … Continue reading


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Applications for research position on Digital Heritage and Cultural Informatics in Cyprus

Applications are invited from candidates who possess the necessary qualifications in order to fill one (1) Full-time Researcher Position: Special Scientist for Research / Senior Researcher A / ERA Chair holder on Digital Cultural Heritage) at the newly established UNESCO … Continue reading


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ABLE Summit on digital accessibility in higher education

ABLE (Accessibility for a Bolder Learning Experience), is an  initiative by the Office of Information Technology (IT) in collaboration with the Student Affairs Accessible Education Office (A.E.O) at the American University of Beirut (A.U.B), to open the doors of higher … Continue reading


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Future Technologies Conference (FTC) series, edition 2019

The Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2019 is to be held from 14-15 November 2019 in San Francisco. FTC is the world’s pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of Computing, Electronics, AI, Robotics, Security & Communications. FTC attracts … Continue reading


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New task force on 3D content in Europeana

Europeana, the great European digital library, gives access to +58 million digital cultural items from important institutions across Europe. Most of this content has been digitized in recent years and a growing part of it is coming from 3D digitization … Continue reading