- A virtual platform to share and promote digital best practices related to culture and cultural heritage from across Europe and the world.
COVID-19 pandemic particularly affected the cultural and cultural heritage sectors with travel bans, public closures and event cancellations with alarming financial implications. As a consequence, plenty of museums and cultural organizations increased the use of digital technology and started to … Continue reading →
- “We challenge you to recreate a work of art with objects (and people) in your home”
People are not custom to live isolated and confined at home. The forced reclusion due to the Covid-19 pandemic leads to disorientation and discouragement. In this scenario it is thus even more important than ever to spread the value of … Continue reading →
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
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.
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
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
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
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