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December 17, 2010

1914-18 archive alliance signed

Press release by Europeana The German National Library, Oxford University and Europeana have signed an agreement to digitise family papers and memorabilia from the First World War in order to create an online archive about the people involved in the conflict. Oxford University began the initiative when it asked people across Britain to bring family…

October 27, 2010

Save and Savour – Now! UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Today is UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and this year’s theme is “ Save and Savour – Now!”  According to UNESCO, audiovisual heritage contains the records of the 20th and 21st century, but is also vulnerable in it’s current status. There are only 10 to 15 years left to digitize audiovisual records to prevent…

October 21, 2010

EUscreen International Conference: photos and report online

The first EUscreen International Conference took place on 7 and 8 October, 2010 and was hosted by Cinecittá Luce in Rome. The theme of this years conference was Context Selection Policies and Contextalisation. Over 100 participants attended the conference. The programme provided different angles on this theme with lecturers coming from the academic domain, the…

September 22, 2010

Open Culture 2010 Conference: Wikipedia, Google and the GLAMs

Press release by Europeana   Colleagues from Europe’s galleries, libraries, archives and museums – GLAMs – will hear about innovations in their sector from Wikipedia and Google at the annual Europeana conference, Open Culture 2010, in Amsterdam on the 14/15 October. Peace, Love & Metadata: a cultural collaboration with Wikipedia is the title of Liam…

August 30, 2010

Invitation for the Europeana Open Culture 2010 Conference

Press release by Europeana We are pleased to invite you to the Europeana Open Culture 2010 conference, our annual event that highlights current challenges in our sector and works on practical solutions for the future. The event is in two parts: Europeana pre-conference meetings are for the Europeana Foundation Board, the Council of Content Providers and Aggregators and…