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
CC BY

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.

Europeana Subtitled
Title: Laterna-Magica-Zubehör
Creator: Glasdia & Bildstreifen
Date: 1876- 1925
Institution: Spielzeugmuseum der Stadt Nürnberg (Museum Lydia Bayer)
Country: Germany
CC BY-NC-SA

Europeana Subtitled

Europeana Subtitled aims to enable audiovisual media heritage to be enjoyed by professional and non-professional audiences as well as to increase its use through closed captioning and subtitling.

Europeana XX
Title: 22.0 IBM Diverse maskiner
Institution: Telemuseet
Country: Norway
CC BY-SA

Europeana XX

Europeana XX aims to engage with audiences across Europe by bringing the 20th century and its social, political and economical changes as documented in photographs, videos, paintings and files. 

Past projects

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

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
Title: Null
Creator: Gustav Borgen
Institution: Norsk Folkemuseum
Country: Norway
Public Domain

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.

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. 

Opening Up Historiana
Title: Kaart van Zeeland
Creator: Cornelis de Joode
Date: 1593
Institution: CODA Apeldoorn
Country: The Netherlands
CC BY-SA

Opening Up Historiana

Opening up Historiana aimed to improve the experience of educators who create eLearning resources with materials available through Europeana. 

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
Public Domain

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.

CrowdHeritage
Title: Crowd Heritage project logo
Date: 2018
CC BY

CrowdHeritage

CrowdHeritage developed a standalone online crowdsourcing platform for enriching metadata of selected cultural items from Europeana collections

Migration in the Arts and Sciences
Title: Anke Wolff
Date: 1942-1945
Institution: Museon
Country: The Netherlands
CC BY

Migration in the Arts and Sciences

The Migration in the Arts and Sciences project created a curated collection about migration to, from and within Europe and explored the effects migration has had on European culture.

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