Tag: Antonella Fresa

Food as European cultural heritage

On 18 June 2015, the countryside of Valdera (Pisa, Italy) was seat of an interesting international meeting, focussed on the role of food as element of the European cultural heritage (CH) and aimed at discussing how the changes within our society may have an impact on the wine & food traditions of a territory. Results of this workshop, held in the framework of the RICHES project, will merge into a public document, constituting the base of a policy brief addressed towards the European Commission. Continue reading


E-Space technical infrastructure taking shape

E-Space WITH is an innovative concept for an infrastructure, which exposes APIs from different portals and repositories. It allows the user to search content of interest from a single access point into different and disjointed repositories and databases such as Europeana, the DPLA Digital Public Library of America, YouTube.. and of course the Europeana Space own repository, currently under construction. Continue reading


NALIS Forum 2015 successfully concluded

The fourth NALIS Forum (Sofia, 12 May 2015) concluded successfully, attended by many international experts from leading libraries and library networks, museums, universities and cultural organisations. Among the special guests, delegates of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Culture. Antonella Fresa of Promoter SRL took part in the conference as invited speaker. Lecturers (from Europe and USA) shared their experience in local and global collaboration (not only within the library community, but also within the IT community) in the framework of projects involving the digitisation of cultural heritage, creative re-use of digitised cultural contents and citizen participation. Continue reading


Europeana Photography at NALIS Forum 2015

On 12 May 2015, in Sofia, at the Ball Room of Radisson Blu Grand Hotel, the 4th international conference organised by the NALIS Foundation was held, under the title “The Challenge to Collaborate in the Digital Age”. As a special guest, Antonella Fresa delivered a speech aimed at emphasizing the sociological impact of digital cultural heritage and technologies. Recently concluded EU-project Europeana Photography was presented as successful initiative in the field. Continue reading


Civic Epistemologies at NALIS Forum 2015

On 12 May 2015, in Sofia, at the Ball Room of Radisson Blu Grand Hotel, the 4th international conference organised by the NALIS Foundation was held, under the title “The Challenge to Collaborate in the Digital Age”. Antonella Fresa intervened with a presentation introducing the EU projects Civic Epistemologies, E-Space, RICHES and Europeana Photography, aimed at emphasizing the sociological impact of digital cultural heritage and technologies. Continue reading


Sofia, Bulgaria: NALIS Forum 2015

The 4th international conference organised by the NALIS Foundation was held on 12 May 2015 in the Ball Room of Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Sofia, under the title “The Challenge to Collaborate in the Digital Age”. Special guest and presenter was Antonella Fresa from Promoter SRL, going to focus on digitisation, creative re-use of cultural content and citizen participation. Continue reading


PREFORMA Starts Prototyping Phase

The three consortia awarded with contracts for the prototyping phase – veraPDF consortium, Easy Innova and MediaArea – start development on open source file compliance checkers for documents, still images and moving image materials. This phase will last until December 2016. Continue reading


Article about PREFORMA published in Archival Science

The article “Digital curation and quality standards for memory institutions: PREFORMA research project” has just been published in the Archive Science Journal – S.I. Digital Curation – and it is available as ‘Online First’ on SpringerLink. Continue reading


E-Space technical workshop

Europeana Space is establishing a Technical Space as a framework for storing, accessing and processing cultural heritage content and metadata. Based upon IPR licensing, curators, scholars, professional users and developers will be able to search for and manage resources within … Continue reading