SELECTED TAG: linked data
March 21, 2012

What is Linked Open Data?

Linked Open Data is gaining traction in the information world – but remains a concept difficult to comprehend for non-technical users.  Europeana recently launched a new web page to explain what it is and why it’s a good thing, both for users and for data providers. Linked Open Data – What is it? from Europeana…

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…

August 16, 2010

A richer data model for Europeana

Announcement by Europeana The Europeana Data Model (EDM) – a new way of structuring data that will bring the benefits of Semantic Web technology to – has just been published. The release of the EDM indicates a qualitative change in the way Europeana will deal with metadata gathered from content providers. It will open…

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…