Marking the end of the first year of the Time Machine project, a conference in Brussels last week outlined the exciting potential for the future of the initiative. Europeana Executive Director Harry Verwayen was there to discuss how Europeana’s continued collaboration in Time Machine can provide the building blocks for new applications of digital cultural heritage.
As Europeana Pro’s focus on the public domain draws to a close, Sebastiaan ter Burg looks back on a year of events celebrating the public domain in the Netherlands and provides inspiration on how you can already start your planning to celebrate the public domain in 2021!
As part of the Europeana 2019 Conference, a dedicated session discussed ways to improve inclusivity and diversity in the Europeana Network Association, and how best to pursue meaningful and sustainable action in this area. In this post for Europeana Pro, Tola Dabiri and Larissa Borck reflect on their experiences as speakers at this session, and what inclusivity and diversity means to them.
This month, Europeana Pro looks at how the public domain contributes to the re-use of cultural heritage and explores different aspects of open access. In this post, Jolan Wuyts highlights notable European artists whose work entered the public domain this year and can be viewed through Europeana Collections!
The advent of 3D technology is bringing new opportunities for the cultural heritage sector, offering innovative ways to provide access to heritage for education, tourism, research and enjoyment. A Europeana Network Association task force on 3D content has been exploring the topic of 3D in Europeana, and in this post, task force leader Kate Fernie shares the results of the year long project and the recent task force report.
Milena Dobreva is an Associate Professor in Library and Information Studies at UCL Qatar, as well as one of Europeana 2019’s Unsung Heroes for her work with the Europeana Research Community. In this post, she discusses the concept of a GLAM lab and her contribution to Open a GLAM Lab, a book for everyone interested in experimentation with digital collections.
The Europeana Network Association is a democratic community of cultural heritage professionals who work together to plan activities and priorities each year. In this post we explore the documents which were approved by the Association in 2019, how these influence plans for 2020 and how you can get involved!
As part of European Heritage Days in October 2019, the National Library of the Republic of Moldova organised a series of educational sessions with the theme ‘10 things to discover with Europeana - the cultural friend of the student and the teacher’. In this post we explore the activities in the Republic of Moldova and the Europeana resources which support students and teachers throughout Europe.
This month, Europeana Pro looks at how the public domain contributes to the re-use of cultural heritage and explores different aspects of open access. Europeana Collections Manager Douglas McCarthy has interviewed a number of cultural heritage professionals about open access for Europeana Pro, but today he tells us more about his own research and the global picture of Open GLAM.
At Europeana, we want to bring the richness of digital cultural heritage to both students and educators, and we work with partners to ensure that these groups can access Europeana’s collections and resources. In this post, we explore how Europeana is working with the platform Unsplash to reach new educational audiences.
Annabelle Shaw is copyright and rights systems manager at the British Film Institute (BFI) and leads on the rights work for archive digitisation and access projects. In this post for Europeana Pro, she reflects on the approach her institution has taken towards rights research ahead of mass digitisation projects and suggests a fresh way for cultural heritage institutions to look at this important practice.
It’s been more than a year since the Europeana Network Association Education Community officially started its journey. In this post we recognise the best practices of our dedicated members by sharing how they’ve been fostering the use of digital culture in education at the national level - as well as 10 ways new members can contribute in the future!