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Themes: Cultural Heritage
Working language(s): CA(Catalan)

Carrer de l'Hospital, 56. Barcelona 8001 Spain, ES

Catalònica is a portal that provides a window to the digital collections of Catalunya. It also serves as a directory of these collections, facilitating participation in international digital libraries and services like Europeana.
It indexes digital and digitised sources found in libraries, archives, museums, and other institutions, such as books, magazines and newspapers, manuscripts, incunabula, scores, sound, audiovisuals, objects, paintings, photographs and much more, which constitute the cultural memory and knowledge generated in Catalunya.

It is promoted by the Biblioteca de Catalunya of the Department of Culture of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

In addition to data publication, Catalònica also supports its providers with:

  • Advice on improving data
  • Metadata conversion

Technical conditions for working with Catalònica:

  • Metadata must be available for harvesting via OAI-PMH
  • The rights to the content must be cleared

Limitations: None

Financial conditions: None