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…

May 25, 2010

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

Europeana press release. The Hague – May 25th, 2010., 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…

May 10, 2010

More resources needed for Europeana on-line library

Press release by the European Parlement “The EU’s on-line library, museum and archive – Europeana – needs content from more Member States and further EU funding, according to MEPs. Access to the portal’s material without downloading should be free but copyright must be respected, says a resolution adopted by Parliament on Wednesday. Online since November…