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SELECTED Month: November 2011
November 28, 2011

Greek Heritage Accessible for Persons with Disabilities

EUscreen partner ERT Archives, from Greece, have taken an important step in making the Hellenic radio and television heritage accessible to all Greek-speaking people. State-of-the art technology now provides access to digital content to people with disabilities. On the website www.ert-archives.gr, ERT Archives developed and implemented innovative software that takes away all restrictions to enjoy valuable…

November 21, 2011

Recommendation on Digitisation and Digital Preservation

The European Commission has just adopted a Recommendation on Digitisation and Digital Preservation, asking Member States to step up their efforts, pool their resources and involve private actors in digitising cultural material and make it available through Europeana. The recommendation invites Member States to: Put in place solid plans for their investments in digitisation and…

November 16, 2011

Call for Papers on Performance and Television Space

– from: http://cstonline.tv: The second symposium arising from the AHRC ‘Spaces of Television’ project will be held at the Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries (University of Glamorgan) on Friday 20 April 2012. Proposals are invited for papers and/or panels on the theme of ‘Performance and Television Space’. Performance in this context should be interpreted…

November 2, 2011

The Open Video Landscape: 90+ Web Sources You Might Have Missed

Update 2012/01/24 Vimeo adds CC-search functionality. Update 2011/01/10: TED Downloader added. The web is full of moving images. History has befitted us with brilliant films, television broadcasts and art videos that are becoming increasingly accessible – at an unpredictable pace. With seas of wisdom surrounding us and mountaintops of information to delve in, where do…