In our ‘Professionals in Focus’ series, we speak to our Councillors about their roles, working lives and plans for their time on the Members Council. This month Dafydd Tudur, Head of Access and Public Programmes at The National Library of Wales, discusses the importance of understanding users, change at the Library and getting involved in Europeana initiatives.
In this post, we explore Europeana XX, a new Generic Services project focused on the 20th century and its social, political and economical changes as documented in photographs, videos, and works of art.
The advent of 3D technology is bringing new opportunities for the cultural heritage sector, offering innovative ways to provide access to heritage for education, tourism, research and enjoyment. In this post we explore the 3D ScannerBox, which aims to provide a free resource to enable anyone to employ 3D scanning in their organisation.
In solidarity with the global climate strikes in 2019, members of the Europeana Network Association voiced their support for pursuing meaningful climate action and encouraging the Europeana Initiative towards discussion and collective action. In this post, we explore the work they have been doing.
We’re putting measures in place with immediate effect to minimise the Coronavirus risk for our staff, their families and communities while continuing our operations to the greatest extent possible. We’d like to share what that means in practice.
Any regular visitors to Europeana Pro will notice that it looks a little different today. That’s right - we’ve revamped our website and in this post you can find out all about the process we’ve been through, decisions we’ve made and what you can expect to find in the new Europeana Pro.
Europeana has been supporting the discovery of Ireland’s cultural heritage for over a decade and in this post we explore some of the more recent developments, including the work of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) as the new national aggregator.
The advent of 3D technology is bringing new opportunities for the cultural heritage sector, offering innovative ways to provide access to heritage for education, tourism, research and enjoyment. In this post, Susan Hazan takes us into the ‘Mirrorworld’ to discuss the potential of 3D and 4D experiences in the cultural heritage sector.
Marking the end of the first year of the Time Machine project, a conference in Brussels last week outlined the exciting potential for the future of the initiative. Europeana Executive Director Harry Verwayen was there to discuss how Europeana’s continued collaboration in Time Machine can provide the building blocks for new applications of digital cultural heritage.
As Europeana Pro’s focus on the public domain draws to a close, Sebastiaan ter Burg looks back on a year of events celebrating the public domain in the Netherlands and provides inspiration on how you can already start your planning to celebrate the public domain in 2021!
As part of the Europeana 2019 Conference, a dedicated session discussed ways to improve inclusivity and diversity in the Europeana Network Association, and how best to pursue meaningful and sustainable action in this area. In this post for Europeana Pro, Tola Dabiri and Larissa Borck reflect on their experiences as speakers at this session, and what inclusivity and diversity means to them.