SELECTED Month: October 2011
October 27, 2011

EUscreen Portal Launched in celebration of UNESCO’s World Day of Audiovisual Heritage

EUscreen: Television heritage online EUscreen is a unique showcase of Europe’s television heritage. The portal is officially launched today in celebration of UNESCO’s World Day of Audiovisual Heritage. On this year’s 5th Annual World Day, the theme is: Audiovisual Heritage: See, Hear and Learn. The theme corresponds with the aim of EUscreen to be…

October 25, 2011

Europeana and DPLA Announce Collaboration

– Press Release: Two major digital library networks have reached an agreement to collaborate .  The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), which will provide access to digital collections from libraries, archives, and museums in the United States, announced today that it will design its technical structure in a way to promote interoperability with that…

October 14, 2011

Europeana redesigned

Europeana, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, just launched a redesign with new functionality. The new interface has more visual appeal and has been adapted for iPads and Android touchscreens, bringing all the benefits of touch to Europe’s online treasury. Europeana’s makeover has been shaped by users, who have helped to create the services they…

October 10, 2011

Conference Report: FIAT/IFTA World Conference

Conference Report by Michael Vielhaber From September 28th to October 2nd, Italy’s public broadcaster RAI hosted the 2011 FIAT/IFTA World Conference, which took place in the beautiful city of Turin. The Fédération Internationale des Archives de Télévision / International Federation of Television Archives is an organisation that intends to promote co-operation amongst television and multimedia…