Tag: digitisation

The Berlin Wall, a multimedia history

Text by Caterina Sbrana. A few days after the celebrations of the Berlin Wall fall, in the wake of a renewed interest in the events that characterized Europe and the World after the Second World War, I suggest above all … Continue reading


Call for papers: Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage

The Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has the pleasure to introduce the Eighth International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage-DiPP2018 which  aims at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications … Continue reading


Empowering Democracy through Culture – Digital Tools for Culturally Competent Citizens

4th Council of Europe Platform Exchange on Culture and Digitisation The 4th Platform Exchange on Culture and Digitisation, being organised by the Council of Europe in cooperation with ZKM at the ZKM headquarters in Karlsruhe, from 19-20 October, will try … Continue reading


Interview with Marion Jaks

Marion is a video archivist at the Austrian Mediathek, the Austrian video and sound archive. Her main area of work is the digitization of analogue videos and quality control of video files entering the digital archive. The main use case for MediaConch is to check if files that were produced outside of the default workflow procedure meet the policy for the archival master. Continue reading


TWA cultural heritage Digitisation Grant 2017 for UK-based digitisation projects

Following a successful 2016 and excellent bids from archives and other memory institutions last year, the TWA Digitisation Grant has relaunched with a fresh tranche of funding in 2017. The fund offers grants of up to £5000 for UK archives, … Continue reading