2020 was supposed to bring a summer of sport - the Tokyo Olympics, European football championships in cities across Europe, Wimbledon - but all of that is now on hold. But people’s passion for sport remains. And that’s why we bring you Europeana Sport - sharing the story of Europe through our sporting heritage in the past and the present.
We recently shared the results of an internal webinar we ran at Europeana with the aim of supporting organisation-wide remote working. In this post, we also want to share the approach that underpinned this webinar, and how the philosophy of OF/BY/FOR ALL is shaping our approach to supporting staff.
Like professionals over the world, staff at the Europeana Foundation have had to adjust and learn as we face a fixed period working from home. As part of our collaborative approach to the current circumstances, we would like to share our thinking, and the results of an internal webinar that we recently developed for our colleagues.
As an organisation which champions digital and digitised cultural heritage, we are working to help cultural heritage professionals find support and tools at a time when many of the sector’s activities are moving online. Explore some of our existing resources, picks for webinars and inspirational reads below.
Thanks to crowdsourcing, researchers, experts and cultural heritage professionals from across the globe can now add to RKDartists&, one of the largest art databases in the world. In this post, Edda Japing, Digitisation Process Coordinator at the RKD, tells us about the Artists4All app which makes this possible, and how crowdsourcing can be an important element in research.
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.