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 solidarity with the global climate strikes in 2019, members of the Europeana Network Association voiced their support for pursuing meaningful climate action and encouraging the Europeana Initiative towards discussion and collective action. In this post, we explore the work they have been doing.
As part of the Europeana 2019 Conference, a dedicated session discussed ways to improve inclusivity and diversity in the Europeana Network Association, and how best to pursue meaningful and sustainable action in this area. In this post for Europeana Pro, Tola Dabiri and Larissa Borck reflect on their experiences as speakers at this session, and what inclusivity and diversity means to them.
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.
The Europeana Network Association is a democratic community of cultural heritage professionals who work together to plan activities and priorities each year. In this post we explore the documents which were approved by the Association in 2019, how these influence plans for 2020 and how you can get involved!
It’s been more than a year since the Europeana Network Association Education Community officially started its journey. In this post we recognise the best practices of our dedicated members by sharing how they’ve been fostering the use of digital culture in education at the national level - as well as 10 ways new members can contribute in the future!
From September to December 2019, Europeana’s ‘Europe at Work’ season encouraged the public to share their work-related stories, and demonstrated that the working world we inhabit today is rich and varied and is the result of a series of technological and societal changes over time.
Europeana Members Councillors have diverse jobs and wide experience across the heritage sector, but are united by their passion for digital cultural heritage. 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, Lóa Steinunn Kristjánsdóttir discusses her 30 year career as a teacher and the importance of embracing digital resources.
Technoculture podcaster Federica Bressan caught up with Europeana Foundation Executive Director Harry Verwayen at the recent Europeana 2019 conference in Lisbon. In a special podcast edition for EuroScientist, Harry talks about the relevance of Europeana for science professionals, and what Europeana is doing to reduce its carbon footprint.
2019 has been a year of changes for the Europeana Network Association (ENA), which continues to work to promote digital cultural heritage as a powerful agent in an ever-changing world. In this post, Marco de Niet, Chair of the Europeana Network Association (ENA), tells us about the highlights and main achievements of the ENA in 2019 and outlines some of the priorities for 2020.