Topic: museum & library information systems

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


ATHENA Project for Ancient Theaters

The ATHENA Project of Ancient THeaters Enhancement for New Actualities is a Euromed initiative designed to bolster cooperation and ideas between Europe and Arab countries across the Mediterranean, in the field of ancient theater development and their relationship with civil society institutions and communities. Continue reading


Cultural Heritage and Information Technologies. Museum as an information system

The annual conference ADIT that has been held since 1997 is one of the key All-Russian activities on promotion of information technologies among museums and other cultural institutions that facilitates the development of museums and exchange of regional experience. Continue reading


European Collected Library of Artistic Performance

ECLAP fills the gap between digital libraries of performing arts and the high demand for access to this content by creating a considerable, and yet missing, online archive for all the performing arts in Europe, and providing solutions and tools to help performing arts institutions to enter Europeana. Continue reading


Digital Cultural Heritage: European targets

Characteristics, needs and priority services of Digital Cultural Heritage are the starting points to reflect upon, for developing a network of interoperability and cooperation among culture, research and e-infrastructures. In Europe, this is the prelude to the goal of the Open Science Infrastructure. Continue reading


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


Israel Invests in Digitizing Museums’ Collections

Realizing the importance of Heritage, Israel decided to invest more than one hundred million Euros during 2012-2016, dedicated to physical and digital preservation. Headed by the Israeli Prime Minister, the project Steering Committee decided to invest 3.6 million Euros in digitizing museums’ collections.
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World Library and Information Congress: 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Congress theme: “Libraries Now! – Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering” The World Library and Information Congress 2012, 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, will take place at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre in Helsinki, Finland. Early registration fee deadline 15 May … Continue reading


Tennis + digital technologies: tie-break!

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum in London has just reopened, and features a spectacular cinematic experience. The Museum’s use of digital media is changing the way we recollect and delve into the past. Continue reading