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Europeana plenary in Leuven: presentations available

2012-06-22

The presentations and other media from the Leuven plenary, Connecting Society through Culture, are online.

Europeana Newsletter, June issue

2012-06-20

The June issue of the Europeana newsletter is online.

TopFoto workflow

2012-06-19

TopFoto has been chosen to provide 60,000 images to the Europeana site. Do you want to lnow more about TopFoto workflow?

Europeana Photography will be disseminated in the ICT Proposers’ Day 2012

2012-05-30

Partner ICIMMS has been asked by the Polish Contant Point for the 7FP and CIP to provide information.

Online Postgraduate certificate in management, preservation and dissemination of photographic archives (in Spanish)

2012-05-30

An online postgraduate for archivists, photographers, librarians, people from museums, conservators, researchers, collectors, etc., organized by the High School of Archives and Records Management (ESAGED), the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI), the Association of Archivists of Catalonia (AAC) and the Institut of Photographic Studies of Catalonia (IEFC).

Ministers show their support for Europeana

2012-05-14

On Wednesday 9 May Europeana held a major event for all Ministers of Culture and leaders of Europe's creative industries and memory organisations. Very positive speeches by Neelie Kroes, Vice-President for the Digital Agenda, and by the Danish Minister on behalf of the current EU Presidency, were followed by statements in support of Europeana by Ministers from a dozen countries.

Alinari Archive: still space for surprises

2012-05-07

The historical archive of glass plate negatives of Fratelli Alinari has been existing for 160 years and although many of their photographs became worldwide famous and it has been studied thoroughly by many scholars, there is still space for surprises. Recently our archivist, researching the archive to find some images for an exhibition, found in a box a very surprising image: a male nude in a theatrical pose with dramatic lighting.

Robert Doisneau celebrated with his own Google Doodle

2012-04-16

The collage of his shots on the home page of the search engine marks 100 years since he was born on April 14, 1912, in Gentilly, France.



Vilnius, Lithuania. Workshop on scanning old photographs

2012-03-27

The Lithuanian Museums' Centre for Information Digitization and LIMIS organised last 14 March 2012 in Vilnius a workshop on scanning old photographs.

Linked Open Data animation set up by Europeana

2012-03-13

Europeana has released an animation to explain - and a pilot dataset Linked Open Data is gaining traction in the information world right now.

Florence: Kick-off meeting

2012-02-06

Last February 9 and 10, the first meeting of the Europeana Photography project, including 19 public and private organisations from 11 European countries, was held in Florence.