On Europeana Pro this month, we are exploring AI-related activities in the cultural heritage sector, and shining a light on women leading research, projects and work in this area. Today, Dr. Marieke van Erp discusses the importance of collaboration between computer science and cultural heritage, and introduces us to the new Cultural AI Lab.
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.
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.