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 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.
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!
This month, Europeana Pro looks at how the public domain contributes to the re-use of cultural heritage and explores different aspects of open access. In this post, Jolan Wuyts highlights notable European artists whose work entered the public domain this year and can be viewed through Europeana Collections!
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. A Europeana Network Association task force on 3D content has been exploring the topic of 3D in Europeana, and in this post, task force leader Kate Fernie shares the results of the year long project and the recent task force report.
Milena Dobreva is an Associate Professor in Library and Information Studies at UCL Qatar, as well as one of Europeana 2019’s Unsung Heroes for her work with the Europeana Research Community. In this post, she discusses the concept of a GLAM lab and her contribution to Open a GLAM Lab, a book for everyone interested in experimentation with digital collections.
As part of European Heritage Days in October 2019, the National Library of the Republic of Moldova organised a series of educational sessions with the theme ‘10 things to discover with Europeana - the cultural friend of the student and the teacher’. In this post we explore the activities in the Republic of Moldova and the Europeana resources which support students and teachers throughout Europe.
At Europeana, we want to bring the richness of digital cultural heritage to both students and educators, and we work with partners to ensure that these groups can access Europeana’s collections and resources. In this post, we explore how Europeana is working with the platform Unsplash to reach new educational audiences.
Annabelle Shaw is copyright and rights systems manager at the British Film Institute (BFI) and leads on the rights work for archive digitisation and access projects. In this post for Europeana Pro, she reflects on the approach her institution has taken towards rights research ahead of mass digitisation projects and suggests a fresh way for cultural heritage institutions to look at this important practice.