The Europeana Aggregators’ Forum enables cultural heritage institutions to share their content with Europeana and open it up to new audiences. We explore their activity highlights and achievements in 2020, and outline some of their priorities for 2021.
Providing seamless access to collections in multiple languages has been a key objective for Europeana since its inception. In this post, we give an update on recent strategic developments at Europeana on this topic and introduce a new issue of EuropeanaTech Insight dedicated to multilingualism in digital cultural heritage.
The Europeana Media player brings Europeana into a new era of IIIF compatible, interoperable and unified playout of audiovisual heritage material online. It builds on the work undertaken over the past ten years by the Avalon Media System and IIIF, and this post with EuropeanaTech takes a look at the history and growth of Avalon Media System.
A new strategy for the Europeana Initiative covering the next five years imagines a cultural heritage sector powered by digital and empowered to make that digital change by Europeana. In this series, we look at the strategy and talk to some of the people who will drive it. Today, we look at the second priority of the strategy - improving data quality.
In an abridged post from the online journal EuropeanaTech Insight, we focus on some of the challenges the cultural heritage sector faces in the quest for interoperable 3D models, written by Ronald Haynes.