August 29, 2014

Digitization Projects: European Online Fashion Archive To Launch in May, a Europeana Project

From Vogue UK: A public archive of Europe’s extensive fashion history will soon become available from May 2 with the launch of a website called europeanafashion.eu. Cultural institutions from 12 different countries – including London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and Paris’ Les Arts Décoratifs – will provide artefacts for the online project which will feature […]

Collaboration: Digital Public Library of America and Europeana Launch Joint Exhibition About Migration

From Today’s Announcement: Today, a brand-new exhibition goes live on Europeana. ‘Leaving Europe: A new life in America’ tells the story of European emigration to the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries. [Clip] It’s the result of an exciting collaboration with the Digital Public Library of America [DPLA] and uses more than 100 […]

Digital Libraries: New Promo Video About Europeana from European Commission

The European Commission (via EC Audiovisual Services) has released a new video report/promo about Europeana. It focuses on several roadshows where EC residents can share materials and stories for inclusion in the Europeana database. The video runs 2:39. Direct to Video

EBSCO Discovery Service Adds the Complete Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset Released Last Week

The Harvard Library dataset was released on April 24th. Here’s our post and links to resources. Now, today’s news from EBSCO: Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset contains 12 million open-access catalog records from Harvard’s 73 libraries. The metadata in the Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset has been created, acquired and modified over decades and includes bibliographic information […]

The Europeana Newspapers Project Website Goes Live

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The project was first announced in February. via LIBER: The newest LIBER’s project’s website has been launched in co-operation with the Berlin State Library, the Europeana Newspapers project leader. The Europeana Newspapers project aims at the aggregation and refinement of newspapers for The European Library and Europeana. Direct to the New Web Site See Also: Europe: More Than 10 Million […]

Serial Solutions Will Make Europeana and European Library Material Discoveable via Summon Discovery Service

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From the Serial Solutions Web Site: In cooperation with the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL), the Summon Web-scale Discovery service from Serials Solutions will make the vast collections of The European Library and Europeana discoverable in the Summon unified index. Summon users will be able to search across hundreds of millions of records from […]

Track New and Updated Content as It’s Added to Europeana

This page (an RSS feed is also available) will alert you to new and updated items as they’re are added to the Europeana database. You’ll also be alerted to new collections. Each entry includes a direct link to the item.          

New European Project Will Digitize Up to 650 Hours of World War I Film Footage

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From europeana: Films about World War 1 that have never been seen outside a cinema or on television are to be made available on the internet for the first time ever. The European Film Gateway 1914 (EFG1914) plans to digitise up to 650 hours of footage and make it freely accessible via europeana.eu, Europe’s digital […]

New Online: Usability Testing Report of the The European Library Website Alpha Version (March 2012)

From The Report’s Executive Summary (via Europeana Web Site) In order to measure the quality of the new European Library portal, The European Library office conducted a series of usability tests in January and February 2012 on the alpha version of the website. Twenty volunteers — about 30% — from our partner network conducted the […]