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EuropeanaLocal

1 June 2008 to: 31 May 2011

EuropeanaLocal made close to 5 million digital items from regional and local museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual institutions accessible through Europeana and other service providers.

EuropeanaLocal ensured that the approaches, standards and tools developed by Europeana were adopted widely across the cultural heritage sector, thereby supporting the interoperability of content within Europeana beyond that which is held by purely national level institutions.

EuropeanaLocal was funded under the European Commission's eContentPlus Programme and co-ordinated by MDR Partners from the UK. The project consortium consisted of 32 partners from 27 countries across Europe.

Highlights

  • The project added close to 5 million items from local and regional resources to Europeana
  • Over 800 content providing organizations mobilized across 27 countries, with an average of 31 per content partner
  • Huge awareness raising and dissemination effort by partners nationally and locally
  • Enhanced the skills, expertise and motivation of local institutions – enabling them to participate in Europeana