Posted on Thursday February 6, 2020

Generic Services projects

Europeana Generic Service projects support cultural heritage institutions with their digital transformation and aim to increase the amount of high-quality content and metadata provided to Europeana. Projects work to raise awareness of Europeana and improve user experience of the platform.

Running projects

Europeana Translate
Title:
Tilts pār Lielupi pie Jelgavas
Creator:
Volfeils Ervīns
Date:
1900-1991
Institution:
National Library of Latvia
Country:
Latvia

Europeana Translate

Europeana Translate aims to build connections between the Europeana and Automated Translation Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs) to improve the usability of heritage resources by translating the metadata of more than 25 million records available on Europeana.

Jewish History Tours
Title:
A New Year’s card featuring a Boeing 747 from Israel’s national airline ELAL
Creator:
1997
Date:
Otto Treumann
Institution:
Joods Historisch Museum
Country:
Netherlands

Jewish History Tours

Jewish History Tours aims to create engaging online tours with Jewish heritage data on pan-European topics, such as multiculturalism, persecution, and migration.

Europeana Sport
Title:
Kvinne og mann på ski i snødekt landskap
Creator:
Lund, Solveig
Date:
1900-1907
Institution:
Norsk Folkemuseum
Country:
Norway

Europeana Sport

Europeana Sport project aims to increase the amount of high-quality content and metadata accessible through the Europeana collections website on the theme of sport.

Saint George on a Bike
Title:
Saint George and the Dragon
Creator:
Luca Signorelli
Date:
1495 - 1505
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
The Netherlands

Saint George on a Bike

Saint George on a Bike aims to improve the quality and quantity of open metadata associated with imagery from European cultural heritage.

Past projects

Pagode - Europeana China
Title:
The solitary stillness of the mountains and ravines
Creator:
Qian Songyan
Date:
c. 1980
Institution:
Östasiatiska museet
Country:
Sweden

Pagode - Europeana China

Pagode supported cultural heritage institutions to increase the amount of high-quality Chinese heritage records available on Europeana and create new ways for people to explore them.

Judaica Europeana 2.0
Title:
Schönberg family
Creator:
Richard Gerstl
Date:
1907
Institution:
MUMOK
Country:
Austria

Judaica Europeana 2.0

Judaica Europeana 2.0 aimed to increase the amount of high-quality data and metadata that Jewish cultural heritage institutions provide and make it accessible through Europeana. 

Europeana Common Culture
Creator:
Gustav Borgen
Institution:
Norsk Folkemuseum
Country:
Norway

Europeana Common Culture

Europeana Common Culture contributed to the development of a harmonised and sustainable data aggregation infrastructure in Europe, improved data quality and encouraged engagement with cultural heritage through the Europeana website.

Europeana Archaeology
Title:
Tutankhamun, arkeologi, Photograph
Creator:
Harry Burton
Date:
1920
Institution:
Medelhavsmuseet
Country:
Sweden

Europeana Archaeology

Europeana Archaeology aimed to increase the amount of high-quality digital content for Europe’s rich heritage of archaeological monuments, historic buildings, cultural landscapes and artefacts.

LinBi
Title:
LinBi project logo
Date:
2019

LinBi

LinBi (Linking Bioheritage and culture information) aimed to enrich Europeana Natural History collection and increase its use by non-scientific audiences of Europeana. 

Culture Chatbot
Title:
David George van Lennep, Senior Merchant of the Dutch Factory at Smyrna, and his Wife and Children
Creator:
Antoine de Favray
Date:
1769 - 1771
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
The Netherlands

Culture Chatbot

Culture Chatbot aimed at improving the search functionality for digitised cultural heritage content by building, deploying, evaluating and maintaining a standalone chatbot platform: Culture Chatbot.

CultureMoves
Title:
CultureMoves project logo c.2017

CultureMoves

CultureMoves developed three tools that support the creative processes of both professional and amateur users of cultural heritage content from Europeana.

Share3D
Title:
Share 3D Project logo
Date:
c. 2019

Share3D

Share3D developed two web applications, a dashboard and a storytelling tool, which integrated APIs available from Europeana to help end-users to engage with 3D archaeological content.

Europeana Media
Title:
Trio of musicians
Creator:
Valerius Maximus
Date:
1473 - 1480
Institution:
The British Library
Country:
United Kingdom

Europeana Media

Europeana Media project developed an Enhanced Unified Playout Service (EUPS), offering heritage institutions a media playout with market-competitive quality, user-friendly design, and cross-border content reusability.

Enrich Europeana
Title:
John Jennings Esq., his Brother and Sister-in-Law
Creator:
Alexander Roslin
Date:
1769
Institution:
Nationalmuseum
Country:
Sweden

Enrich Europeana

EnrichEuropeana developed a crowdsourcing platform that enables citizens to transcribe and enrich cultural heritage material from Europeana Collections and national aggregator portals.

Rise of Literacy
Title:
Jean de Meun writing in his study
Creator:
Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun
Date:
c. 1380
Institution:
The British Library
Country:
United Kingdom

Rise of Literacy

Rise of Literacy project explored the history of the written text in Europe and aimed to showcase related cultural treasures on the Europeana collections website.  

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