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02 europeana fashion

  1. 1. EUROPEANA FASHION Project update Marco Rendina Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale Europeana Projects Group Assembly The Hague, 26 September 2013 Connected to Co-funded by the European Support Commission within the ICT Policy Programme
  2. 2. Europeana Fashion in a nutshell !   Objectives and expected outcomes aims and results of the project !   The Consortium the composition of our project consortium !   …some interesting stuff we’re doing Connected to Co-funded by the European Support Commission within the ICT Policy Programme
  3. 3. Objectives and expected outcomes The main objective of the Europeana Fashion Best Practice Network is to build a thematic aggregator on Fashion, putting emphasis on the quality, the variety and granularity of content that will be delivered to Europeana, and producing a significant increase of the fashion related content in it.
  4. 4. Aims and results of the project •  aggregate 700.000+ digital items of fashion content to Europeana •  improve interoperability in the fashion community •  create a specialised access point for fashion content •  develop case studies for the exploitation of fashion material •  build consensus and raise awareness on best practices
  5. 5. The composition of our project consortium The Europeana Fashion Best Practice Network will encompass 22 partners from 12 European countries, which represent the leading European institutions and collections in the fashion domain.
  6. 6. The composition of our project consortium
  7. 7. The composition of our project consortium
  8. 8. Europeana Fashion Thesaurus The Europeana Fashion project aims to create a multilingual thesaurus in 10 languages, for fashion and fashion- related concepts. The thesaurus will be developed: •  As an aid for data entry •  As a knowledge base (open to internal and external users) •  As a search enhancement tool The Europeana Fashion Thesaurus has been based on the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)
  9. 9. Setting up the collaboration with Wikipedia !   We’ve set up a direct collaboration with Wikimedia Chapters in various European countries !   We are organising a number of so-called GLAM-WIKI events around Europe We plan to host at least 10 events in 8 countries starting from March 2013
  10. 10. Tumblr Blog A collaboration between the Europeana Foundation and the Europeana Fashion project. Each month, this Tumblr will showcase a different theme curated by experts from the fashion and cultural heritage community. http://europeanafashion.tumblr.com/ http://europeanafashion.tumblr.com/
  11. 11. Europeana Fashion social media channels - Facebook brings most people to our website (>2300 friends) - Our Twitter community is active and fashion-oriented (700 followers) - Tumblr and Pinterest followers are higlhy engaged (>600 followers) - Museums and schools love reading our newsletter (650 subscribers)
  12. 12. Europeana Fashion IPR guidelines Rights management underpins everything we wish to achieve for Europeana Fashion. That’s why we developed the IPR best practice guidelines: •  Key to achieving project objectives •  Clarity for content holders •  Clarity for end users
  13. 13. What do the Guidelines cover? → Introduction → Key rights issues and considerations → Intellectual Property Rights: General Principles → The Europeana Data Exchange Agreement → How to seek permission from a rights holder → Risk Management → Appendices (Flowcharts and template letters) → Further Resources / Glossary
  14. 14. ”I have to say I think they are really well written (also easy to read for me as a non-anglophone), which is a big plus when a difficult subject like this is concerned.” Yjke Wildenborg, Central Museum of Utrecht
  15. 15. “a well thought out set of Guidelines for considering IPR issues for digital objects… we will be pleased to promote these best practice Guidelines throughout the Europeana Network ” Julia Fallon, IPR and Policy Manager, Europeana Foundation
  16. 16. Thank you! Follow us @eurfashion Visit us at http://www.europeanafashion.eu Contact me at rendina@rinascimento-digitale.it