Area: digital heritage

Using Vocabularies and Linked data: #ConnectingArchaeology webinar

This webinar explores some of the ways that cultural heritage institutions can use controlled vocabularies and Linked Data to improve the discoverability of their content in Europeana. Three speakers will give short presentations after which there will be time for … Continue reading


inDICEs workshop Digital Transitions in the Cultural Heritage Sector

The 2nd Consultation Workshop from inDICEs project brings together cultural heritage professionals, researchers and the inDICEs community to discuss needs and concerns in relation to digitization, online access, the use and the potential re-use of collections, data needed for developing … Continue reading


Europeana China feature page

PHOTOCONSORTIUM, International Consortium for Photographic Heritage, and EUROPEANA, the European Commission’s digital platform for cultural heritage are proud to present a prime accomplishment of PAGODE – Europeana China. This project, aimed at creating a dedicated thematic space that highlights and … Continue reading


Biodiversity Heritage Library

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is an open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives dedicated to life on Earth. The curators of the library claim that it is the “world’s largest open access digital library … Continue reading


Britain’s children “shipped” since 1860s

Text by Caterina Sbrana. There is a history of migration involving a large number of Britain’s children who were “shipped” since the 1860s to Canada, Australia and other Commonwealth countries. This fate affected over 100,000 children. I knew the living … Continue reading


Digitisation of the endangered monastic archive at May Wäyni, Ethiopia

Text by Caterina Sbrana. I have already spoken in my blogs about the importance of the digitisation of historical documents in order to enable them to be used and disseminated worldwide through the Internet. There is another reason why digitisation … Continue reading


Free funding resource pack available for download

TownsWeb Archiving have just released a FREE Funding Resource Pack that will no doubt appeal to holders of archive collections. Embarking on a digitisation project comes at a cost and securing adequate funding is often where most projects fail to … Continue reading


CIDOC 2021: “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology”

CIDOC 2021 conference “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology” will set it’s focus on three main subjects: “Strategic Planning”, “The Future of Documentation” and “A Wonderland of Digital Technology”. The conference taking place from 6 to 10 September 2021 is … Continue reading


Crowddreaming: Youth Co-Create Digital Culture conference

Cultural heritage was put in the spotlight in 2018 with European Year of Cultural Heritage that saw thousands of events and millions of people engaged across the European continent. But it didn’t stop there. Successes from 2018 and new policy … Continue reading


Paleography And Diplomatics On The Digital Humanities Route: Pathways And Proposals

Sponsored by CIDEHUS – University of Évora (Portugal), in partnership with the Centro de História – University of Lisbon (Portugal), this event will pose questions and discuss hypotheses for the work of digital humanities in history: What past and what … Continue reading