In June, we highlighted a new European Commission report confirming continued Member State support for Europeana and for common efforts on digital preservation. Now, let’s look more closely at how Member States - through their ministries of culture - are working with aggregators to encourage the use of standards for digital culture and what that means for the data provided by your own institutions.
In June, we highlighted a new European Commission report confirming continued Member State support for Europeana and for common efforts on digital preservation. Here, we look at where and who the report comes from and how it relates to the work of cultural heritage institutions across Europe.
You probably know what your institution is doing for digitisation. You might even know a bit about national policy in your country. But do you know what the picture is across the EU? The new European Commission report on Cultural Heritage: Digitisation, Online Accessibility and Digital Preservation confirms continued Member State support for Europeana and for common efforts on digital preservation.
In the summer of 2018, the Europeana Network Association established itself around six communities (Education, Impact, EuropeanaTech, Research, Copyright and Communicators). One of the first core actions was to develop an activity plan for 2019. The EuropeanaTech steering group hereby present the current form of the EuropeanaTech 2019 activity plan.
Speaking at Digital Day 2019 on 9 April, Harry Verwayen, Europeana Foundation Executive Director, said that the Digitising Cultural Heritage declaration was a 'sign of confidence' that the European Union sees the cultural heritage sector as of great social and economic relevance to Europe.
The Europeana Network Association has grown to be a thought leader in the cultural heritage sector. So, how could we harness this potential to help steer the European heritage community forward? The Europeana Innovation Agenda was created with exactly this purpose in mind.
'Technoculture' is a series of podcasts about culture, technology and the human condition. In episode nine, Federica Bressan, a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University, talks to Europeana Foundation Executive Director Harry Verwayen about all things Europeana.
The first Europeana website went live ten years ago today - on 20 November 2018. Today, in a special video, Harry Verwayen, Executive Director of the Europeana Foundation says thank you to everyone who is or has been involved in the journey so far.