Tag: Europeana

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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Judaica Europeana and the Jewish cultural heritage in Europe

The international Conference of Judaica Europeana is one of the main events organized during the three years of the project. Its main objective is to present the results of the initiative: to provide Europeana, the portal of the European digital … Continue reading


Digitizing press photography: Euro-photo

In Europe, there are big efforts for digitizing photo archives, merging them to Europeana and making them accessible. The press agencies own millions of historical images which are indeed part of cultural heritage – as they represent faithfully crucial moments of european recent history. This is EURO-photo. Continue reading


Paths

Significant amounts of cultural heritage material are now available through online digital library portals. However, this vast amount of cultural heritage material can also be overwhelming for many users who are provided with little or no guidance on how to… Continue reading


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


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


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Linked Heritage – Coordination of Standards and Technologies for the enrichment of Europeana

Linked Heritage is a 30 month EU project, started on 1st April 2011. Linked Heritage has 3 main objectives: I) to contribute large quantities of new content to Europeana, from both the public and private sectors; II) to demonstrate enhancement… Continue reading