Europeana In The News
The following is a hand-picked list of interesting articles about Europeana projects that have appeared in newspapers, magazines or academic journals, or on television, radio or online.
- "Europeana, een gesprek met Jill Cousins, Europeana's numero uno"
LIBISzine - June 2014 Download (EN)
An interview with Executive Director of Europeana Jill Cousins, on Europeana's strategy to shift from portal to platform.
- "Europeana's large canvas exhibited"
The Sunday Times of Malta - 15 December 2013 Download (EN)
A giant canvas made and chosen by the people of Malta was exhibited in Valletta. The canvas depicts the image the Maltese people chose from Europeana to represent their heritage.
- "BBC signs open data agreement"
The Guardian - 26 November 2013 Download (EN)
The BBC has signed an agreement marking its intention to use open data standards where possible and declaring its support for free and open internet technologies.
- "Europeana at the National Book Fest"
The Malta Independent on Sunday - 13 November 2013 Download (EN)
Europeana Awareness partners ask Maltese people to put themselves on the Malta map at National Book Festival.
- "Revoluci pomohl i baklitovy telefon"
Lidové noviny - 11 November 2013 Download (CZ)
Czech Europeana 1989 campaign reported in the oldest Czech daily newspaper.
- "From portals to platforms: building new frameworks for user engagement"
The National Library of Australia - 5 November 2013 Download (EN)
Article by Tim Sherratt on moving from thinking of online collections such as Europeana as 'portals' to 'platforms'.
- "Národní muzeum pořádá sbírku předmětů z období pádu železné opony"
Blesk.cz - 29 September 2013 Download (CZ)
Article on the Czech events for Europeana 1989.
- "Doneaza-ti obiectele si povestile din Primul Razboi Mondial!"
Evenimentul Zilei - 24 September 2013 Download (RO)
Article in one of Romania's top daily newspapers on the Europeana 1914-1918 events in Romania.
- "Proiectul „Europeana 1914-1918""
Historia - 17 September 2013 Download PDF (RO)
Feature in 'Historia' magazine on the Europeana 1914-1918 events in Romania.
- "Europeana kogub materjali aastast 1989"
ERR Estonian Public Broadcasting - 27 August 2013 Watch Video (EE)
Television interview on Europeana 1989 Baltic Way events in Estonia.
- "Digitalizēs liecības par baltijas ceļu"
Latvijas Avīze - 22 August 2013 Download JPG (LV)
Newspaper article in 'Latvijas Avīze' newspaper on the Europeana 1989 Baltic Way events in Latvia.
- "Prisiminimai - į skaitmeninę biblioteką"
Sekunde - 16 August 2013 Download PDF (LV)
Two-page feature in 'Sekunde' newspaper on the Europeana 1989 Baltic Way events in Latvia.
- "Baltijos kelias - virtualioje erdvėje"
Panorama on LRT - 1 August 2013 Watch programme (LT)
Europeana 1989 Baltic Way events in Lithuania reported on 'Panorama', the most popular news programme in the country.
- "Vytautas Landsbergis kviečia lietuvius atkurti Baltijos kelią internete – prisiminimai iš asmeninių archyvų bus skaitmenizuoti"
15 min.lt - 1 August 2013 Download PDF (LT)
Article and photo gallery on the Europeana 1989 Baltic Way events in Lithuania.
- "L'Europe et le numérique : n'oublions pas la culture"
Le Monde - 15 July 2013 Download PDF (EN)
Heads of prestigious French cultural organisations submitted a letter to Le Monde to support Europeana's fight for Connecting Europe Facility funding.
- "EUROPEANA Making culture available for all online – Deenihan"
Merrion Street - 21 June 2013 Download PDF (EN)
Making culture available for all online as it helps connect people across Europe and provides much needed innovation and social and economic growth is the message from a conference held today by Europeana.
- "Co zostało w domu - z przełomu?"
Radio Merkury - 21 June 2013 Download PDF (PL)
Europeana 1989 reaches Poznan, Poland.
- "Europeana 1989. Erinnerungen an den Mauerfall"
DAMALS, Das Magazin für Geschichte - 12 June 2013 Download PDF (DE)
How Germany and German cultural institutions are contributing to Europeana 1989.
- "Traveling exhibition "Linked across borders and time" was launched in Sofia"
BNT 2 - 5 June 2013 Watch video (BG)
Europeana travelling exhibition launches in Sofia, Bulgaria. Report by Daniela Spasova.
- "Europeana's First iPad App Goes Live, Provides Access to 350,000 Hand-Picked Images"
InfoDocket - 4 June 2013 Download PDF (EN)
The app (iPad only) named "Europeana Open Culture" became available earlier today and contains, "hand-picked and beautiful collections from some of Europe's top institutions…"
- "Europeana 1989 - We Made History"
TVP Info - 3 June 2013 Watch video (PL)
Europeana 1989 kicks off in Warsaw, Poland.
- "Europeana 1914-1918"
Rai 1 -TG1 - 10 May 2013 Watch video (IT)
Europeana 1914-1918 visits Italy. Report by Virginia Lozito.
- "The National Digital Library of America is Launched!"
New York Review of Books - 15 April 2013 Download PDF (EN)
The Digital Public Library of America, to be launched on April 18, is a project to make the holdings of America's research libraries, archives, and museums available to all Americans—and eventually to everyone in the world—online and free of charge.
- "Lost to the Nazis, then to flea markets, now back in use"
Times of Israel - 4 Apr 2013 Download PDF (EN)
Decades after the Holocaust, victims' ritual objects fill European bazaars — but are being rescued by a new organisation.
- "European Online Fashion Archive to Launch"
Vogue - 18 Feb 2013 Download PDF (EN)
A PUBLIC archive of Europe's extensive fashion history will soon become available from May 2 with the launch of a website called europeanafashion.eu.
- "Europe's Fashion History, Just a Click Away"
New York Times - 17 Feb 2013 Download PDF (EN)
An ambitious fashion archive is being readied for its debut May 2, when Europeana Fashion will go online with about 100,000 digital elements from 22 European museums and institutions.
- "Leaving Europe, radio interview"
Radio 6 (NL): De Avonden - 31 Jan 2013 Listen (ES)
Radio show featuring an interview with Dutch curator Sieger Verhart about 'Leaving Europe: A new life in America', an exhibition by Europeana and the Digital Public Library of America.
- "Europa y su sueño americano"
RFI Espanol - 31 Jan 2013 Listen (NL)
Radio show, broadcast to Latin America, featuring an interview with Dutch curator Sieger Verhart about 'Leaving Europe: A new life in America', an exhibition by Europeana and the Digital Public Library of America.
- "Jill Cousins, Director General, Europeana"
Research Europe - 10 Jan 2013 Download PDF (EN)
Speaking from the 4th International Euro- Mediterranean Conference, Jill Cousins, Director General of Europeana, discusses the work of this initiative and how it is helping to open up Europe's rich cultural heritage.
- "Six One News: Roger Casement photo turns up at WWI roadshow"
RTÉ Six One News - 5 Nov 2012 Watch video (EN)
Important photograph of Roger Casement brought to Europeana 1914-1918 Family History Roadshow at the Hunt Museum, Limerick.
- "Digitising World War One"
Alitheia - 5 Nov 2012 Download PDF (GR)
An ambitious project by Europeana, the digital library of Europe, which calls on Europeans who own WW1 memorabilia to share it so it can be digitised.
- "Share your family's tales of World War 1"
Sunday Mail (Cyprus) - 4 Nov 12 Download PDF (EN)
One of Europe's largest digital archives is calling on Cypriots to contribute to an ambitious project that collects and digitises personal memorabilia and stories from the First World War.
- "Search on for keepsakes of the Great War"
The I - 3 Nov 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Europe's largest ever attempt to catalogue letters, postcards and keepsakes of the First World War comes to Britain today, with historians seeking to capture memories of the conflict before its centenary in 2014.
- "First World War archive comes to UK"
The Independent - 3 Nov 2012 Download PDF (EN)
People in Britain will have the chance to contribute to Europe's largest catalogue of personal letters, postcards and keepsakes of the First World War.
- "Marking the centenary of Great War"
Cyprus Weekly - 2 Nov 2012 Download PDF (EN)
A unique pan-European project titled 'Europeana 1914-1918' is a colossal cross-coutries, cross-cultures, cross-languages, cross-religions undertaking that is digisting pictures, letters, artfacts and memorabilia from the Great War.
- "Residents invited to share First World War memorabilia"
Banbury Guardian - 29 Oct 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Banbury residents are being invited to take part in a worldwide project to share memories and stories about the First World War.
- "Bring us your WW1 artefacts!"
ITV News Meridian - 28 Oct 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Do you have a box hidden deep in the attic or under the bed that holds your great grandfather's diaries from 1914-1918? His army medals Or a photo with a special story behind it? If so, it could be part of a unique European WW1 project, shared worldwide to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the war.
"Relatives seek the truth about family at war"
Oxford Times - 25 Oct 2012 Download PDF (EN)
A SCHOOLGIRL taking part in a major Oxfordshire history project is hoping to find out about the heroism of her ancestors in the First World War.
- "Warfare memories will be kept alive in online archive"
Banbury Guardian - 25 Oct 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Students at North Oxfordshire Academy in Banbury are the first in the country to contribute to a European archive marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.
"History project needs stories of First World War"
Oxford Mail - 19 Oct 2012 Download PDF (EN) PEOPLE will be able to share their family's First World War history when a Europe-wide project comes to Oxfordshire. Historians are seeking items from the 1914-18 Great War to share via the internet.
- "BBC Studios And Post Production Wins IWM Contract"
4rfv.co.uk - 8 Oct 2012 Download PDF (EN)
BBC Studios and Post Production's Digital Media Services team has been chosen to digitise and future-proof a substantial proportion of IWM's (Imperial War Museums') collection of First World War film footage. The project was commissioned in preparation for the centenary anniversary of WW1 in 2014 and will be completed by the end of 2013. Part of the European Film Gateway (EFG) 1914 project and co-funded by the Community programme ICT-PSP.
- "Minister Deenihan to Award Prizes for Creative Re-use of Europeana Open Data"
Merrion Street - 24 Sep 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan T.D. will award prizes to developers and designers who participated in the Dublin Hack4Europe2012! event at a reception in the Science Gallery, Dublin (tomorrow) Tuesday, 25 September 2012.
- "Museum Marks a Decade"
New York Times - 24 Sep 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Just as it prepares for the future by helping to coordinate Europe's digital fashion archive, ModeMuseum (MoMu) is celebrating a bit of the past: its debut 10 years ago this month.
- "EU Opens Up Digitized Cultural Treasures"
Wall Street Journal - 17 Sep 2012 Download PDF (EN)
In a fragmented way, countries have been digitizing their cultural treasures, sometimes, but not always, making them available free. The European Union now appears to be making a serious effort to maximize the digital availability of artifacts across borders.
- "Why Europe is opening up its cultural history online"
Giga OM - 14 Sep 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Moves to allow the digitization of ‘orphan works' and free up the metadata around 20 million cultural objects will benefit the public and could inspire a new wave of apps and web services. But the underlying motivation is fundamentally political.
- "Europeana opens up data on 20 millions cultural items"
The Guardian - 12 Sep 2012 Download PDF (EN)
Europe's digital library Europeana has been described as the 'jewel in the crown' of the sprawling web estate of EU institutions. [...] oday Europeana is opening up data about all 20 million of the items it holds under the CC0 rights waiver. [...] This is a coup d'etat for advocates of open cultural data.
- "Future with Digital Literature"
In Time - May/June 2012 Download PDF (EN)
In June the Univeristy of Tartu Library (UTL) is hosting an annual conference of the Association of Europeana Research Libraries (LIBER) that will focus on issues such as Open Access, digitization, digital storage, cloud services (cloud printing) and the ever-expanding mobile solutions.
- "Hitler Post Card From World War I Found"
ABC News - 3 May 2012Download PDF (EN)
A postcard sent by a young Adolf Hitler was uncovered as part of a World War I history project funded by the European Union. The future German dictator, then 27, penned the note in December of 1916 while he was recovering from injuries sustained on the war front.
- "Perhaps this is why Hitler liked to dictate... he couldn't spell! Postcard from 1916 shows mistake in Adolf's writing"
Mail Online - 3 May 2012Download PDF (EN)
A newly uncovered postcard written by Hitler during World War I suggests that the Nazi dictator wasn't great at spelling. The postcard was written by the former Fascist leader as he recovered from a war wound in a Munich hospital in December 1916.In it he makes the mistake of spelling the German word 'sofort', meaning 'immediately', with double 'f' instead of one.
- "Postcard From Adolf Hitler Discovered At British Library Roadshow"
Huffingtonpost - 2 May 2012Download PDF (EN)
Adolf Hitler was surprisingly keen to return to the front line after being injured in the First World War, a recently-discovered postcard suggests.The rare card surfaced at a family history roadshow almost a century after being sent by the future dictator to his comrade Karl Lanzhammer.
- "Hallan una postal escrita por Hitler cuando era soldado"
BBC Mundo - 2 May 2012Download PDF (Spanish)
Una postal hasta ahora desconocida, enviada por Adolf Hitler cuando era soldado en la Primera Guerra Mundial, fue hallada durante un proyecto sobre la historia europea.
- "Hitler's hand written postcard suggests he was not good at spelling"
Zeenews.com - 2 May 2012Download PDF(EN)
UA newly discovered postcard from 1916 that had been written by Hitler during World War I shows that the Nazi dictator wasn't great at spelling.The postcard was written by the former Fascist leader as he recovered from a war wound in a Munich hospital in December 1916. In it he made the mistake of spelling the German word "sofort", meaning "immediately", with double "f" instead of one.
- "Poorly-spelled postcard by 27-year-old Adolf Hitler emerges"
Metro - 2 May 2012Download PDF(EN)
An extremely rare postcard written by a 27-year-old Adolf Hitler, including spelling mistakes, expressing his desire to return to the frontline in World War I has emerged at a European roadshow.
- "Cartão postal escrito por Hitler na 1ª Guerra é encontrado"
BBC Brazil - 2 May 2012Download PDF(Brazil)
Um cartão postal enviado por Adolf Hitler durante a Primeira Guerra Mundial, enquanto ele se recuperava de um ferimento, foi descoberto durante um projeto de história europeia, em Munique, na Alemanha.
- "Encuentran postal escrita por Adolf Hitler"
Radio Habana Cuba - 2 May 2012Download PDF(Cuba)
Una postal enviada por Adolf Hitler cuando era soldado en la Primera Guerra Mundial fue encontrada durante un proyecto sobre la historia europea. La tarjeta fue enviada por Hitler en 1916 cuando se estaba recuperando de una herida de guerra, y fue encontrada en Múnich, Alemania.
- "V Mnichově našli pohlednici, kterou poslal Hitler jako voják příteli"
Denik.cz - 2 May 2012Download PDF(SL)
V Mnichově se našla pohlednice, kterou 27letý Adolf Hitler jako voják zraněný v 1. světové válce napsal příteli z fronty Karlu Lanzhammerovi.
- "Des témoignages de la Première Guerre mondiale sur Europeana"
ActuaLitte - 2 May 2012Download PDF(FR)
Le portail bibliothécaire européen et numérique, Europeana, mettra en ligne plusieurs témoignages d'histoires dévoilant un autre aspect de la Première Guerre mondiale. Des récits de vie qui interviendront dans le cadre du 100e anniversaire du conflit, célébré partout en Europe.
- "Encuentran una postal escrita por Hitler cuando era soldado"
Correo - 2 May 2012Download PDF(E)
Una postal hasta ahora desconocida, enviada por Adolf Hitler cuando era soldado en la Primera Guerra Mundial, fue hallada durante un proyecto sobre la historia europea.
- "Našla sa pohľadnica, ktorú napísal Hitler ako vojak"
HN Style - 2 May 2012 Download PDF(Slovakia))
Ako vojak zranený v 1. svetovej vojne ju poslal priateľovi z frontu Karlovi Lanzhammerovi. V Mníchove sa našla pohľadnica, ktorú 27-ročný Adolf Hitler ako vojak zranený v 1. svetovej vojne napísal priateľovi z frontu Karlovi Lanzhammerovi. Na pohľadnici z roku 1916 je bavorský Norimberg, ktorý sa neskôr stal dejiskom ríšskych zjazdov Hitlerových nacionálnych socialistov a po 2. svetovej vojne tiež procesov s hlavnými vojnovými zločincami nacistickej diktatúry.
- "Hitler's postcards and bombproof bibles: The remarkable results of Europeana 1914-18"
Culture 24 - 2 May 2012Download PDF(EN))
When a series of roadshows were held across the continent by Europeana 1914-1918, a project inviting people to share their World War I stories, 2,000 people turned up.Almost 50,000 photos of objects, letters and diaries from the period have been uploaded to a dedicated website as a result. But no-one could have anticipated quite how powerful the artefacts offered would be.
- "A-Doh! Hitler: Fuhrer's spelling woes revealed as postcard resurfaces at roadshow after 100 years"
Mirror - 2 May 2012Download PDF (EN)
Adolf Hitler was surprisingly keen to return to the front line after being injured in the First World War - and he had trouble with his spelling.The rare postcard surfaced at a family history roadshow almost a century after being sent by the future dictator to his comrade Karl Lanzhammer.
- "Zahnschmerzen und Rechtschreibschwäche"
Suddeautsche.de - 2 May 2012 Download PDF (DE)
In München taucht eine bislang unbekannte Karte von Adolf Hitler aus dem Jahre 1916 auf. Aus dem vergilbten Papier wird deutlich: Der spätere Diktator hatte schon als junger Mann schlechte Zähne, eine Vorliebe für Nürnberg - und Probleme mit der deutschen Rechtschreibung.
- "Im Besitz des Kreissparkassenleiters von Dingolfing"
Suddeautsche.de - 2 May 2012 Download PDF (DE)
Stolz präsentiert das bislang unbekannte Dokument das Projekt Europeana, eine virtuelle Bibliothek, die das kulturelle Erbe des Kontinents der breiten Öffentlichkeit zugänglich machen soll.
- "Hitler postcard found at roadshow"
Lancashire Evening Post - 2 May 2012 Download PDF (EN)
An Oxford University expert has told how "a shudder" ran through him when he was handed a postcard sent by Adolf Hitler to his comrade Karl Lanzhammer nearly 100 years ago.
- "Badly spelt postcard from Hitler discovered in new archive trawl"
The Telegraph - 2 May 2012 Download PDF (EN)
The online history archive Europeana has travelled Europe collecting personal stories of the First World War.
- "Hitler postcard found at roadshow"
Press Association - 2 May 2012 Download PDF (EN)Adolf Hitler was surprisingly keen to return to the front line after getting injured in the First World War, a recently-discovered postcard has suggested. The rare card surfaced at a family history roadshow almost a century after being sent by the future dictator to his comrade Karl Lanzhammer.
- " #Europeana: What connects a life-saving Bible, a crucifix in a bottle and a postcard from Hitler?"
Museummedia - 2 May 2021 Download PDF (EN)
Web portal Europeana has collected and shared these extraordinary personal stories of World War 1 from across Europe.
- "Europeana WW1 roadshow results"
British GENES 2 May 2012 Download PDF (EN)
From the Hague, a press release about the new Europeana WW1 roadshow digitisation project which recently visited Preston and Dublin: Untold and extraordinary real-life stories from World War 1 have come to light and will be shared online as a result of family history roadshows run by the digital innovation service Europeana (www.europeana.com). They include a life-saving Bible, the first-hand testimony of a centenarian, and a postcard from a 27-year-old soldier named Adolf Hitler, which suggests that the future dictator had problems with his teeth and his spelling.
- "Hitler postcard found in World War I project" BBC NEWS - 2 May 2012 Download PDF (EN)A previously unknown postcard sent by Adolf Hitler when he was a soldier in World War I has been uncovered in a European history project.
- "Museum indsamler krigsminder"
Kultur - 15 April 2012 Download PDF (DA)
I næste uge slår Sønderborg Slot dørene op for en indsamling af minder fra Første Verdenskrig. Museet er udvalgt til at deltage i det store europæiske projekt, fordi det ligger iden danske landsdel, der blev mest berørt af krigen.
- "De Samler minder til Europa"
Sønderjylland - 1 April 2012 Download PDF (DA)Kulturstyrelsen samler minder og beretninger fra 1. verdenskrig til digital, europæisk database. Stor digitaliseringsdagpå Sønderborg Slot tirsdag den 24. april, hvor alle borgere kan komme med postkort og fotos fra krigen.
- "Opas Stahlhelm im Schloss Aufgeben"
Sonderburg - 29 March 2012 Download PDF (DA)
Europaische Initiative ladt am 24. April in Sonderburger Schloss zur Erfassung vond interessanten Zeitzeugnissen aus dem Ersten Weltkrieg ein.
- "V sklopu projekta Europeane v Sloveniji zbiranje spominov na 1"
Misli Slovensko - 23 March 2012 Download PDF (SL)
Evropska digitalna knjižnica, arhiv in muzej Europeana je lani v Nemčiji pričela z izvajanjem projekta Europeana 1914-1918. Projekt je namenjen zbiranju spominov in družinskih zgodb, povezanih s prvo svetovno vojno. Sedaj se širi v Slovenijo, kjer bodo dnevi zbiranja spominov potekali v Novi Gorici, Mariboru in Celju.
- "Zbogom orožje - dobrodošli spomini"
Scoop.it - 23 March 2012 Download PDF (SL)
Ena od možnosti, ki so jo prinesle nove tehnologije je digitalizacija. Vse več življenja je digitalnega in virtualnega. Taka pa postaja tudi preteklost.
- "Zbiranje spominov za virtualni arhiv 1. svetovne vojne"
Retrospektive - 22 March 2012 Download PDF (SL)
Projekt, ki ga vodi Evropska digitalna knjižnica, temelji na principu množičnega prispevanja dokumentov iz prve svetovne vojne. Javnost lahko do njih dostopa prek digitalnih arhivov, ki na enem mestu ponujajo tovrstne dokumente in predmete kulturne dediščine.
- "Families rewrite the history of war with mementos"
Irish Independent - 22 March 2012 Download PDF
The material from members of the public was being recorded by Europe's digital museum and library, Europeana, which is building an online archive of private stories and documents from World War One in time for the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the war in 1914.
- "A photo impression form Slovenia"
STA - 21 March 2012 (SL)
- "National Library call-out answered by families bearing WWI treasures"
Irish Times - 21 March 2012 Download PDFA CAPACITY crowd turned out to answer the National Library of Ireland's appeal for first World War memorabilia yesterday.The institution, in conjunction with Oxford University and Europeana – Europe's digital museum – is building an online archive of private stories and documents from the Great War.
- "Share your Great War Treasures"
Luxemburger Wort - 19 March 2012 Download PDFAs the centenary of the Great War approaches people all over Europe are being urged to unearth mementoes from the tragic conflict to create the biggest digital library from the era.
- "Your country needs your wartime memorabilia"
Irish Times - 19 March 2012 Download PDF
As part of the build-up to the 100th anniversary of the first World War in 2014, the National Library is taking part in a European-wide initiative aimed at digitising the war through family histories and artefacts.
- "5 Freestyle"
Irish Independent Day & Night - 16 March 2012 Download PDF
- "Wartime diary reveals mum's heartache over lost soldier son"
Irish Independent - 16 March 2012 Download PDF
A diary kept by a worried mother as she waited for news of her son missing in action in World War One is among items of memorabilia being gathered across Europe to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of war in 1914.
- "Crowds flock to ‘biggest ever' WW1 roadshow"
JISC - 14 March 2012 Download PDFMore than 200 people poured into the Museum of Lancashire in Preston at the weekend to have their loved-one's precious items digitised for the virtual archive www.europeana1914-1918.eu
- "World War One 1914-1918 Digitising for the 100th anniversary"
British Library - 13 March 2012 Download PDFWW1 memorabilia from Prisoner of War sketches, to locks of hair and photographs of families and soldiers were revealed at the most successful roadshow event ever to get people to share their memories on the web.
- "Project launches in UK as crowds flock to museum roadshow"
Culture 24 - 13 March 2012 Download PDF
More than 200 people travelled from as far as Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Warrington to have their precious items digitised for the virtual archive www.europeana1914-1918.eu - a pan-European account of WWI commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the war in 1914.
Irish Times Ticket - 6 March 2012 Download PDF
- "Your Country Needs You"
Lancashire Evening Post - 2 March 2012 Download PDF
The Musuem of Lancashire is joining forces with Europe's digital library to compile a comprehensive database of memorabilia to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the first World War.
- "War memorabilia needed for Archive"
Rutland and Stamford Mercury - 29 February 2012 Download PDF
The digital library, which brings together museums, academic and culturalinstitutions, will be holding Family History Roadshows where people canbring their items to be looked at by historians and experts.
- "Kollektives Kriegsarchiv"
Letzebuerger Journal - 29 February 2012 Download PDF (DE)
In zwei Jahren nähert sich zum hundertsten Mal der Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs. Am kommenden 6. März organisiert die Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg (BnL) in ihren Räumlichkeiten gemeinsam mit dem Nationalarchiv und der virtuellen europäischen Bibliothek Europeana einen Aktionstag, um privates Archivmaterial über den Krieg der Jahre 1914 bis 1918 zu sammeln.
- "Partager vos souvenirs familiaux de la Première Guerre mondiale"
Luxemburger Wort - 27 February 2012 Download PDF (FR)
Europeana organise une vaste collecte numérique pour rendre accessibles à tous des histoires vécues, documents et objets privés à travers le web. Au Luxembourg, le grand public pourra venir partager ses "souvenirs" de 1914-1918, le 6 mars à la Bibliothèque nationale.
- "Material aus dem ersten Weltkrieg gesucht"
Tagblatt - 26 February 2012 Download PDF (DE)
Wie erlebte Luxemburg den Ersten Weltkrieg? Auf der Suche nach Erinnerungsstücken aus diesem Krieg wendet sich die Nationalbibliothek am 6. März an private Sammler.
- "Europeana: From Prototype to Production"
Uncommon Culture Vol. 2 - 2011 Read article (EN)
Journal article by Jonathan Purday charting Europeana's progress up to the end of 2011.
Radio and Television Coverage
- Left for dead at the Somme
BBC Radio - 2 May 2012 (Radio Fragment)
- Der Erste Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten
ZIBB - 30 April 2012 Video (DE)
- Dnevnik, Slovenska kultura
RTV SLO - 28 March 2012 Video (SL)
- Primorska kronika
TV Koper - 28 March 2012 Video (SL )
- Ars, Svet kulture
Radio SLO - 21 March 2012 Radio fragment (SL)
- Radio Robin
Radio Robin - 21 March 2012 Radio Fragment (SL)
- Primorski dnevik
RA KP - 21 March 2012 Video (SL)
- Six One News: Family treasures at WWI roadshow
RTE News - 21 March 2012 Video
- Z Europeano do spominov iz prve svetovne vojne, prispevek
Odmevi - 21 March 2012 ( Video SL )
- "Planet Magazin"
Planet Magazin - 27 February 2012 Watch the video (DE)
- View articles about Europeana, its developments, achieved results, major initiatives, and strategic and policy intentions.
- Europe needs to open up to the digital value of its cultural legacy by Harry Verwayen (August 4, 2011)
- Building the value proposition for Europeana by Jill Cousins. Serials — 24(1), (March 2011): 69-87 UKSG
- US playing catch-up in a digital library race. New York Times article, (January 10th, 2011)
- Europeana as an API by Sjoerd Siebinga (December 3rd, 2010)
- Intellectual Property Issues and Europeana by Jonathan Purday. Legal Information Management (2010), 10: 174-180 Cambridge University Press
- Think Culture: Europeana.eu from concept to construction by Jonathan Purday. The Electronic Library (2009) Vol 27 No.6