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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



Digitisation, intellectual property and cultural heritage: an update from the inDICES project

Created: 8 April 2021

The inDICES project is hard at work carrying out research into the impact of digitisation and intellectual property regulations on cultural heritage institutions. Colleagues from the project share the findings of a recent analysis on copyright for cultural heritage institutions in different countries. 

Understanding Europeana’s impact - introducing our impact assessment reports

Title: Collage of mixed fruits and vegetables, MRI

Creator: Alexandr Khrapichev, University of Oxford

Institution: Wellcome Collection

Country: United Kingdom


Understanding Europeana’s impact - introducing our impact assessment reports

Created: 24 February 2021

We are delighted to share the first in a series of impact assessments we have conducted using and testing the Europeana Impact Playbook. The reports, carried out between 2019 - 2020, are the result of an intensive year of looking into the impact of Europeana’s work to support the digital transformation of the heritage sector. Explore the findings.