The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (German Digital Library) recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and the launch of its new user-oriented portal. The Europeana Initiative was there to commemorate the occasion. Read on to discover the event, find out about a decade of partnership between the two institutions and explore what’s planned for the years to come.
This October, as part of Black History Month, Europeana is sharing stories, projects and collections to highlight Black history in Europe and beyond. Today, Dr. Jeff Bowersox tells us about the work of Black Central Europe to open new perspectives on diverse histories in Germany and explore Black history within Europe.
During the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Europeana held a conference to explore the copyright challenges the cultural heritage sector faces as it embraces its digital transformation. Read the report.
Since the foundation of various libraries close to the university in the 14th and 15th centuries, the Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg has housed many important collections. The datasets that have been delivered to Europeana hold over 25,000 records including treasures such as manuscripts, manuscript fragments, charters, and early modern and modern printed books and magazines.
The Carolingian Manuscripts owned by the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) form one of the richest collections in the world. The almost 479 manuscripts from the 8th-10th centuries were made in many different centers throughout the realm.