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SELECTED TAG: Accessibility
May 1, 2017

Effortless Access with EEXCESS

Europe’s galleries, archives, museums, and libraries (or ‘GLAMs’) are making their cultural, educational and scientific content accessible online. As a result, more and more content is published and accessible through the different providers’ websites. Unfortunately, these cultural and scientific resources are invisible to the majority of the general public. As for web users it’s impossible…

May 19, 2015

EUscreenXL: Participant of the E-Space Hacking Culture Bootcamp

  Within the framework of Europeana Space a number of hackathons are organised to develop tools for using Europeana content. The Hacking Culture Bootcamp hackathon, held in Amsterdam between May 8 and May 10 this year, focused on creating multiscreen experiences with digitalized historical footage from Europeana. In the hackathon seven teams of participants from…

May 4, 2015

Fixing Access to Audiovisual Heritage

EUscreenXL brings audiovisual heritage collections online. It also researches what actions are needed to improve the conditions for publishing audiovisual heritage online . In this way, we aim to increase the amount of culturally interesting, personally engaging, educational, and possibly even reusable moving image heritage collections for all to see. In order to get a clearer…

November 14, 2014

Conference notes III: To crowdsource a Faustian dilemma

EUscreenXL gathered in Rome last week for our conference on the users and usage of audiovisual archives: “From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online”. In this series of blog posts we fill you in on what happened. Tom and his archives After lunch, the conference rode on with its first day packed with…

November 10, 2014

Conference notes II: Archival case studies that inspire

EUscreenXL gathered in Rome last week for our conference on the users and usage of audiovisual archives: “From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online”. In this series of blog posts we fill you in on what happened. Session II was dedicated to audiovisual stories & best practices. Digitization, media education, live performances –…

August 6, 2013

Digital Archive Projects: Rethinking Media Studies Methodologies

On 18th July 2013, the EUscreenXL project was presented as part of the panel ‘Digital Archive Projects: Rethinking Media Studies Methodologies’ at the 25th International IAMHIST Conference held at the University of Leicester, UK. It was the second time EUscreen was present at the IAMHIST Conference, after the 24th International IAMHIST Conference themed ‘Media History and Cultural Memory’ at Copenhagen University in 2011.

March 4, 2013

The Value of Audiovisual Archives

Try imagining all the world’s existing audiovisual material: all the films ever made, plus the television footage ever shot, plus all the sounds once recorded – add the scientific and military observations and home videos, the (super) 8 mm recordings, the YouTube generation’s creations. Then, try to visualise not the kilometers of celluloid or optical disks…