Tag: Europeana

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EAGLE project: excellent progress!

“Excellent progress: the project has fully achieved its objectives and goals for the period and has even exceeded expectations”. So the European Commission concluded on 19 May, in Bruxelles, its review of the EAGLE project’s activities. The project’s conclusion looks really promising! Stay tuned! Continue reading


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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


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Europeana Business Plan 2015: Make the Beautiful Thing

In May, Europeana has launched its Business Plan 2015. This is the first year of the Europeana Strategy 2015-2020, which outlines how the company will transition into a multi-sided platform: a truly networked organisation working together to create the largest repository of trusted, accessible and re-usable digital heritage in the world. The Europeana Business Plan 2015 reflects this change in perspective. Continue reading


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PREFORMA at the Study Visit of the Leonardo da Vinci Project

On 12th of May 2015, Sònia Oliveras from the Municipal Archive of Girona presented PREFORMA at the Study Visit of the Leonardo da Vinci Project in Girona. This study visit was developed through several workshops about digitalisation, publication in Europeana and digital preservation. Continue reading


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Europeana Photography: excellent results

The review meeting, hosted by the project Coordinator Fred Truyen at the premises of KU Leuven, welcomed the Project Officer Krzysztof Nichczynski and the reviewers Makx Dekkers and Tom Wachtel with whom the Europeana Photography WP leaders had the possibility to illustrate and discuss the project achievements. Photo courtesy TopFoto.co.uk Continue reading


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Smart TV Apps at Europeana Space Workshop

On 25-26th of February 2015, the EuropeanaTV team organized a workshop at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) in Potsdam to work out a SmartTV app. It had to use RBB content about the Berlin wall together with related materials from Europeana. This workshop is part of the work realized in the TV pilot of Europeana Space project. Continue reading


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Europeana Photography Final Conference

The EuropeanaPhotography project ended 31st of January 2015. To mark the occasion, we organized a two-day conference in Leuven on Thursday 29 and Friday 30th of January, under the theme “The Impact of Digitization on Photographic Heritage: Memories Reframed“. Continue reading


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Europeana Tech second international conference

http://www.europeanatech2015.eu/ The second international EuropeanaTech conference was held on February 12th and 13th 2015 in Paris, France. Europeana is uniting hundreds of experts from across the EU to share knowledge and jointly shape the future of memory organisations in a networked … Continue reading


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Europeana Photography – Bratislava plenary meeting

Focus of the plenary was the finalization of the +430.000 metadata of early photographs to be provided to Europeana.eu, the European digital library where the images digitizited by the project will be retrievable and accessible to everybody, and the organization of the final conference of the project, which will be joint to the opening of a new edition of the exhibition All Our Yesterdays, with a very special Belgian flavour that was added to the original format of the exhibition (held in Pisa in April-June 2014 for the first time) thanks to the cooperation with the Leuven City Archive. Continue reading


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“Shaping Europe”: Europeana 1914-1918 and Europeana 1989

WW1 and the fall of the Iron Curtain, two events that shaped the Europe we know today to be commemorated at the European Parliament in unique style. A family history roadshow, digitising personal memorabilia of MEPs for these two seminal periods of European history, is taking place in the Parliament. During the event, a Twitter campaign will highlight some of the most interesting stories of this historical period. Continue reading