Austrian National Library
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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.Read more
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.Read more
Discover our latest datasets for some of our best, openly licensed and directly accessible content.
Hands showing the sign language alphabet. Coloured line engraving.
United KingdomCC BY
Created: 3 December 2018
Sign languages are completely developed natural languages with their own grammar and lexicon.This …Read more
Created: 5 November 2018
From around 1907 to 1913, film makers were seeking to make distinctive images that went beyond …Read more