As part of Europe at Work we look at how EUROCLIO is using industrial heritage material to create learning resources for educators on their Historiana portal. This post explores their Railways and Connectivity source collection, which helps students explore the development of railways over time, consider the different ways in which they were used, and evaluate their impact.
Europeana Communicators recently held their first ‘Solve-It-Session’ webinar on digital storytelling. Here, we look at the topics and themes that came up and share the recording so you can watch again.
This is the second part of our reporting on the recent events for all things Wikimedia – the annual Wikimania conference, held this year in Stockholm – where Europeana held several associated events. Following the main conference, Europeana convened the inaugural meeting of National Libraries (and equivalent consortium organisations) who are currently working directly with Wikidata and its underlying software Wikibase. This event was organised by our Wikimedia liaison Liam Wyatt and hosted by our partners the National Library of Sweden. Liam updates us here on the meeting content.
Every year during the Northern summer holidays, approximately 1,000 members of the Wikimedia community – the worldwide group of volunteers and professionals behind projects including Wikipedia and Wikidata – gather for their annual event: Wikimania. This year’s event, hosted in Stockholm, had as its theme the relationship of open-access information to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The event's program was chaired for the second year running by Europeana’s own Wikimedia liaison Liam Wyatt, in a voluntary capacity. Today he fills us in on this year’s gathering.
The Digital Europe Programme is a new funding programme from the European Union which will shape and support the digital transformation of Europe’s society and economy. Europeana will be co-financed by this programme from 2022. Take the EU's survey on the priorities of the programme now and show them that support and ambition for digital cultural heritage is vital.
Do you run a project that promotes innovation in digital cultural heritage? Are you part of a programme or enterprise that connects communities? Or perhaps you’re planning a project that covers these areas?
This month, we’re taking a closer look at digital storytelling, and its importance in the cultural heritage sector. Beyond being a catchy term that sounds techy and cutting-edge, what is digital storytelling?
Are you looking for new ways to engage with and develop your audiences? Are you interested in communicating with or about culture using digital tools? Then join our first Solve-It-Session webinar on the theme of digital storytelling on Friday 13 September at 10:00 CEST.