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Task Forces and Working Groups

Task Forces are designed to help solve specific issues and challenges affecting the digital heritage field while Working Groups are set up to address ongoing activities and issues of continuing relevance within the Europeana Network Association. Propose a Task Force.

Running

New Professionals

Title: Interior with Lace-Worker and a Visitor; Reading Aloud

Date: 1650 - 1668

Institution: Rijksmuseum

Country: Netherlands

Public Domain

New Professionals

10 years into Europeana’s existence, a recent report has recommended capacity building as a way forward to renew value and relevance within Europeana and the wider cultural heritage sector.

Governance Working Group

Title: Hacking Culture Bootcamp

Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg

Date: 2016

Country: Netherlands

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Governance Working Group

The aim of this working group is to address the governance of the Europeana Network Association and ensure its good and democratic development.

Data Quality Committee

Title: Hacking Culture Bootcamp

Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg

Date: 2016

Country: Netherlands

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Data Quality Committee

Quality is a key priority for our whole community! The Data Quality Committee works to address key data quality issues over time. The Data Quality Committee is a EuropeanaTech Working Group

How-to guide for labelling cultural heritage

How-to guide for labelling cultural heritage

This Task Force aims to assess the feasibility, and provide instructions to replicate in different jurisdictions, a decision-making schema for cultural heritage institutions that helps them identify copyright and neighbouring rights in their collections and select the correct rights statement when making them available online.

Interoperability of annotations and user sets

Interoperability of annotations and user sets

The objective of this task force is to foster interoperability across the applications and projects in the Europeana context that produce, publish and/or consume annotations and user sets, by maturing the specifications that are used in the process, notably in terms of data models and APIs.

Recommendations

How-to guide for labelling cultural heritage

How-to guide for labelling cultural heritage

This Task Force aims to assess the feasibility, and provide instructions to replicate in different jurisdictions, a decision-making schema for cultural heritage institutions that helps them identify copyright and neighbouring rights in their collections and select the correct rights statement when making them available online.

Research Requirements

Research Requirements

This task force will work on recommendations for the benefit of the Europeana Foundation and the Europeana Network Association, paying particular attention to the most used applied technologies for data acquisition and management, visualization and analysis in Research.

Network Participation Framework

Title: Europeana 2019

Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg

Date: 2019

Country: Netherlands

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Network Participation Framework

One of the important tasks of the Members Council is to encourage Network Association Members to take part in the activities for maintaining and improving Europeana.

The Impact Assessment Taskforce 2017

Title: Resident impact expert, Prof Simon Tanner, entertaining us with stories of impact

Creator: Harry Verwayen

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The Impact Assessment Taskforce 2017

The impact taskforce supports the development of the Europeana impact assessment toolkit - a new way for the cultural heritage sector to assess and manage their impact.

Benchmarking Europeana

Title: EuropeanaTech 2018

Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg

Date: 2018

Country: Netherlands

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Benchmarking Europeana

This Task Force worked to evaluate the methodology and content of the first study to benchmark Europeana as a cultural information service in order to propose a framework for future evaluation and benchmarking of Europeana services.

The final recommendations

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