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Working in the cultural heritage sector is all about making a difference to the people who visit and use our products and services. We believe that we are all better off if we understand how the things we do contribute to bringing about change. To support cultural heritage professionals to grow this understanding, we have developed the Europeana Impact Playbook, webinars, case studies and an active community. Explore and use them below!

Grab your copy of the Impact Playbook

The Europeana Impact Playbook is a step by step approach to help cultural heritage professionals design, measure and narrate your impact. Download Phase one and Phase two of the Playbook and explore resources from each phase which support impact practice. 

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Title: impact exercise

Creator: Europeana



Watch our webinars to learn more about our approach to the Playbook and refine your impact practice.

Case studies

As a cultural heritage professional you know the work you and your institution delivers has impact - but how do you prove it? Explore examples of case studies from impact assessments we have undertaken.

Impact Community

We contribute towards the ongoing development of the Impact Playbook, advocate the benefits of impact assessment and support our members to develop and refine their practice.

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Title: TuEuropeana workshop: Myślenie Efektami - Klaudyna Schubert 2018 Poland



How do we know we’ve had an impact?

Title: An example of a how one aspect of the impact of Europeana Photography was mapped on the Change Pathway.

Creator: Europeana


How do we know we’ve had an impact?

Created: 11 August 2017

Europeana believes making cultural heritage digitally available and accessible is important. But why exactly? What is the value of this? Who benefits from it? What changes does it create? Or in other words: what is the impact of Europeana?