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Europeana Research Community

Who we are

We are a community of professionals interested in cultural heritage, both as a subject and a source for research. We believe that digital collections and digital tools are a means to foster innovation and we advocate for the principles of Open Science, mostly in the Humanities sector. Our community members work at cultural or research institutions, universities and infrastructures, ministries and local governments, or the private sector.   

What we do

The Europeana Research Community supports its members to gain insights into researchers’ needs and to meet them where they concern the use of digital cultural heritage. We share knowledge and experiences, promote digital literacy and explore the potential of Citizen Science. We participate in international projects. We commit to take actions that can have an impact on policy and connect the cultural heritage and research sectors.

Why join?

  • Benefit from our community channels to keep informed, build up your professional network and promote your activities

  • Raise your international profile by connecting with peers at Europeana events or in relevant research contexts 

  • Build collaborations and partnerships in the form of projects, task forces and working groups

Research Community Work Plan 2020

The Europeana Research Community is one of the Europeana Network Association's six specialist communities. Explore their work plan for 2020.


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Research Requirements Task Force

This Task Force payed particular attention to the most used applied technologies for data acquisition and management, visualisation and analysis in research.


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Meet the Steering Group

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Title: Stilleben med blommor och frukter. Oljemålning på koppar.

Creator: Peter Binoit

Date: 1618

Institution: Skoklosters slott

Country: Sweden

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Latest News

Innovation through GLAM Labs

Created: 14 February 2020

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.

Harry Verwayen talks culture, science and carbon footprints in new Technoculture podcast

Title: Harry Verwayen and Federica Bressan record Technoculture podcast for EuroScientist.com

Creator: Federica Bressan

Date: November 2019

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Harry Verwayen talks culture, science and carbon footprints in new Technoculture podcast

Created: 20 January 2020

Technoculture podcaster Federica Bressan caught up with Europeana Foundation Executive Director Harry Verwayen at the recent Europeana 2019 conference in Lisbon. In a special podcast edition for EuroScientist, Harry talks about the relevance of Europeana for science professionals, and what Europeana is doing to reduce its carbon footprint.

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