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Europeana Labs is the go-to place for those who have the imagination, skills and desire to play with digital cultural content and use it in their experimental works or sustainable business projects.

Find below practical resources to start building with cultural collections as quickly and easily as possible, including openly licensed, thematic datasets and four free APIs. Explore how we can help you fund your idea through online challenges and match funding calls. Discover examples of applications using Europeana.

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Help build multilingual systems for digital cultural heritage

Created: 5 December 2019

Help build multilingual systems for digital cultural heritage

Created: 5 December 2019

Access to digital cultural heritage across languages is a priority for the Europeana community and beyond, with a recent EU Presidency meeting in Helsinki highlighting why multilingualism is crucial for us and society. In this post, we explore some of the proposals for improving the multilingual aspects of the Europeana Collections portal and tell you what you can do to help build multilingual systems for digital cultural heritage.

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Be part of the discussions on out of commerce works

Created: 4 December 2019

Be part of the discussions on out of commerce works

Created: 4 December 2019

Do you work at a cultural heritage institution with out of commerce works in its collection? Thanks to the the Out of Commerce Works Provisions in the European Copyright Directive adopted in May 2019, it will soon become much easier to share these with the public. But there are some details to be defined at the national level. In this post Ariadna Matas, Junior Policy Advisor at the Europeana Foundation, offers advice on how to get involved in the stakeholder dialogues on out of commerce works that should take place in every EU member state. 

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