At Europeana 2020, we want to explore with you how we can support a sustainable, responsible and inspiring cultural heritage sector for today and tomorrow. We’re delighted to announce the launch of our call for proposals and invite you to join us in leading these discussions.
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, Marco Streefkerk discusses digital curation at the Anne Frank House, and facing the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.
With the call for proposals for Europeana 2020 open, and some exciting suggestions already coming in, Susan Hazan and Marco Rendina take a look at the role of the Europeana 2020 Selection Committee, its criteria for evaluating proposals, and how we are working to make the conference a truly co-created event.
As part of our ‘Strategy in Motion’ series, we look at how two complementary digital conferences organised by Europeana and the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek are supporting cultural heritage institutions in their digital transformations, by focussing on the importance of building capacity and skills to do with copyright.
As part of our ‘Strategy in motion’ series, Gregory Markus updates us on the EuropeanaTech AI in relation to GLAMs Task Force, which has just published the results of a survey of artificial intelligence (AI) in the digital cultural heritage domain.
A new Task Force run by the Europeana Communicators community begins this month. It intends to research examples of interesting, engaging and effective storytelling from around the web and produce recommendations to further develop Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Its chair, Beth Daley, tells us about it.
September only means one thing for the Wikimedia community, and that is Wiki Loves Monuments! In this post, Rebecca O’Neill, Project Coordinator for Wikimedia Community Ireland, reflects on the competition’s influence in Ireland and how to take part.
In June, Europeana brought together 60 cultural heritage professionals from across Europe for a special series of peer-to-peer workshops on ‘Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19’. In this post, participant Graham Bell reflects on how the GLAM sector can work with online communications channels and explores how the Cultura Trust has adapted to this ‘new normal’.
In this year’s Europeana Network Association (ENA) elections, we are looking to fill nine seats on the Members Council. We invite our members from all backgrounds and sectors relevant to Europeana to stand for election.
The Opening Up Historiana project was a Europeana Generic Services Project which created new ways for history educators to create, share and use eLearning Activities with content from the Europeana collections website. We explore the features the project developed.
Saint George on a Bike is a Europeana Generic Services project which aims to improve the quality and quantity of open metadata associated with imagery from European cultural heritage. In this post, the project team take a look at what it aims to achieve.