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

Creator: Peter Binoit

Date: 1618

Institution: Skoklosters slott

Country: Sweden

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Exploring new resources in CLARIN’s Virtual Language Observatory

Exploring new resources in CLARIN’s Virtual Language Observatory

Created: 15 October 2020

Since 2017, CLARIN and Europeana have worked together to increase the number of cultural heritage objects available for quick and easy discovery as well as processing by humanities and social sciences scholars. In this post, we take a look at the new resources integrated into CLARIN’s Virtual Language Observatory.

Facilitating archival research on the study of Greece in the 1940s

Created: 27 August 2020

Digital curation is becoming a familiar concept to many in the cultural heritage sector, but do we realise its potential in making digital cultural heritage reusable for research? Agiatis Benardou discusses the work of the APOLLONIS Task Force, and the processes it has followed to help researchers access disparate archives to study the 1940s in Greece.

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