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June 16, 2010

EUscreen present at various conferences

By Wietske van den Heuvel Delegates of EUscreen have been present at a number of conferences and meetings in the beginning of June, disseminating the results of the project. Johan Oomen did a presentation during the TERENA Networking Conference in Vilnius about the relation between EUscreen and Europeana. The slides of this presentation are included…

June 14, 2010

Invitation for Concepts in Context – Conference on Interoperability and Semantics in Knowledge Organization

Press release by Europeana Venue: Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany Date: July 19-20, 2010 In cooperation with the German National Library, the Institute of Information Management at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences has organised Concepts in Context, the conference on Interoperability and Semantics in Knowledge Organisation. The talks present current developments in…

June 1, 2010

Europeana Publishes First White Paper: Knowledge = Information In Context

Europeana press release Europeana is proud to announce its first White Paper: a look at the key role linked data will play in Europeana’s development and in helping Europe’s citizens make connections between existing knowledge to achieve new cultural and scientific advances. Linked data gives machines the ability to make associations and put search terms…

June 1, 2010

EUscreen presentation during TNC2010

By Wietske van den Heuvel Today, Johan Oomen will be showcasing EUscreen during the TERENA Networking Conference (TNC2010) in Vilnius, Lithuania. The conference is hosted by the Lithuanian National Research and Education Network (LITNET). TNC is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference – over 500 participants including decision makers, networking specialists and managers…

May 31, 2010

New web exhibition and book release about Harry Schein at the National Library of Sweden

By Christopher Natzén In March 2010 the National Library of Sweden (KB) released a new book with the title ”Citizen Schein” (eds. Lars Ilshammar, Pelle Snickars and Per Vesterlund) about Harry Schein, the founder of the Swedish film institute. A web exhibition for the book release was created by Tomas Ehrnborg and Örjan Markusson. The exhibition…

May 28, 2010

New INA president appointed

By Claude Mussou Mathieu Gallet, former deputy chief of the staff for Frederic Mitterrand , French minister of Culture and communication, has been appointed as Ina‘s president after Emmanuel Hoog was elected president of the French Press Agency (AFP) on April 15th. AFP is one of the top four press agencies in the world with journalists…

May 28, 2010

Archivists and Academics Coming Together at 1st FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Seminar

By Berber Hagedoorn & Dana Mustata On May 14th, l’Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA) in Paris hosted the 1st FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Seminar. Participants came from a wide range of countries: India, Greece, Romania, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Great Britain and France. PhD students, professors and archivists presented their research results. The papers presented…

May 25, 2010

Europeana Public Domain Charter: libraries, museums and archives support Europe’s heritage

Europeana press release. The Hague – May 25th, 2010. Europeana.eu, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has published the Public Domain Charter. The Charter has been drawn up by the Europeana Foundation, Europeana’s governing body, which is supported by the European Commission. It’s based on the belief that: The Public Domain must be preserved. A…