Europeana’s ‘Digital Transformation in the time of COVID-19’ workshops began this week, bringing together thought leaders in the cultural heritage sector for sense-making, scaling-up and capacity building. With the workshops underway, we share how they contribute to Europeana’s strategic priorities to build capacity for the sector and how you can follow and benefit from the work they undertake.
A new strategy for the Europeana Initiative covering the next five years imagines a cultural heritage sector powered by digital and empowered to make that digital change by Europeana. In this series, we look at the strategy and talk to some of the people who will drive it.
In this post, we share our ongoing efforts to understand, identify and shape a capacity building framework that meets the needs of the cultural heritage sector. In particular, how we are working with Culture24 to develop a shared understanding of what is happening in our sector to support digital capacity and what terms like ‘digital transformation’ mean in practice for GLAM institutions.
In this post, Kate Fernie and Dimitris Gavrilis tell us about Share3D, a Europeana Generic Services project which uses 3D as a driver to encourage people to explore and re-use cultural heritage content.
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 Maria Drabczyk, chief international projects expert at the National Film Archive - Audiovisual Institute Poland, discusses encouraging engagement with collections, addressing ‘puzzles’ when sharing cultural heritage, and the importance of understanding impact.
In this post, our Collections Engagement team – who develop editorial and stories from the material published on Europeana – share their favourite aspects of the collections website, and the different ways that they work to encourage engagement with digital cultural heritage.