As GIF IT UP 2020 comes to a close, we have been delighted by the creativity of the entries, which demonstrate the wonderful ways that openly licensed content can be used and shared by audiences around the world. In this post, we let the GIFs answer the question: why open up digital collections for reuse?
We explore the main messages that came out of our recent two day Presidency Event on the role of copyright in the digital transformation of the cultural heritage sector, and tell you about our next steps.
The ‘Biblioteca Estense’ in Modena has embraced digital solutions to share its collections online, and in this post, Martina Bagnoli, the director of the ‘Gallerie Estensi’, presents the newly launched ‘Estense Digital Library’.
In our ‘Professionals in Focus’ series, we speak to our Members Councillors about their roles, working lives and plans for their time on the Council. This month, Clemens Neudecker discusses his role as a research advisor at the Berlin State Library and the value of being part of the Europeana Network Association.
In this year’s Europeana Network Association Members Council elections, 35 candidates came forward to compete for nine available seats. Take a look at their profiles and vote for your favourites between 11 and 20 November.
EuroClio, the European Association of History Educators, has recently produced a case study providing insights into usage of online collections for and by educators. In this post, we take a look at some of the key findings.
Since 2017, CLARIN and Europeana have worked together to increase the number of cultural heritage objects available for quick and easy discovery as well as processing by humanities and social sciences scholars. In this post, we take a look at the new resources integrated into CLARIN’s Virtual Language Observatory.
As part of our ‘Strategy in motion’ series, we share the Europeana DSI-4 annual report 2019-2020, which explores highlights of the work done by the Europeana Initiative over the last 12 months. With one project year over, we then look ahead to the next and outline the areas of work we will be focussing on.
With this year’s GIF IT UP competition currently taking place, Cristina Roiu talks to teenager Anamaria Şune about her experience of making GIFs and how the competition inspires educational engagement with digital cultural heritage.
As we continue to explore how we can build digital capacity in our sector, we’re delighted to share two complementary reports from our work on the project. Building on workshops with 64 changemakers, together these reports raise key questions and themes which further our understanding of what supporting digital capacity for the cultural heritage sector really means.
Following the success of the ‘70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, 9 May 1950’ exhibition, launched in May 2020 by Europeana and the European Parliament Archives, we are pleased to announce a partnership which will see the Archives unit curate around 20 exhibitions over the next four years for publication on the Europeana collections website.
Europeana 2020 will take place online between 11 and 13 November and you can now secure your place for free. Read on to find out more about our designed for digital conference and how together, we can build capacity in our sector to help create meaningful and positive change in our society.