Topic: museum & library information systems

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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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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


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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


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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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DIGITAL MEETS HERITAGE

Heritage generally refers to something inherited from the past. The word has several different senses, including natural heritage, food heritage, tradition… Continue reading


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MUSEUM DESIGN & INTERPRETATION SHOWCASE

An excellent opportunity for UK companies to meet senior museum directors, exhibition managers and senior decision-makers and procurers from Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, and to develop business in this fast-growing sector. Continue reading


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Zimbabwe for the visually impaired students

In Zimbabwe digital tools will help learning of the visually impaired students: thanks to a project of University of Zimbabwe Library in cooperation with European non-for-profit organization EIFL. Continue reading


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ISRAEL MUSEUMS GOING DIGITAL

More than 35 Museums in Israel merged into a project for enhancing Israel Cultural Heritage through digital technologies on the model of some European best practice as Europeana and Linked Heritage. Continue reading


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13th International Annual Conference “EVA Moscow”

The conference welcomes representatives of intergovernmental and international non-governmental organisations, public authorities in the sphere of culture, education, science, information and communications. Continue reading