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What is this Europeana thing?Breandán Knowlton – @bfkEuropeana Creative Kick-Off, 21 February 2013, Vienna
I am ...Breandán KnowltonProgramme ManagerEuropeana FoundationB @ breandan.org@bfk
Today• What is Europeana?• What Sort of Projects Do We Do?• What’s Next?
What isEuropeana?
2008
2008
Europeana is a website ….
Actually a series of websites ….
And anApplicationProgrammingInterface (API) ...
Built on a data service, with ….• 150 aggregators and other data providers,representing ...• 3,000 museums, libraries, arc...
It’s operated by a non-profit,the Europeana Foundation
It’s operated by a non-profit,the Europeana FoundationAlong with a dizzying array ofMuseums, Archives and Libraries
Called theEuropeana Network
The Foundation and theNetwork work onProjects …like Europeana Creative.
Europeana PhotographyEuropeana InsideEuropeana 1914-1918Europeana LibrariesEuropeana Newspapers
Europeana ProjectsCoreProjectsPartnerProjectsSubcontractsEuropeana Version 1 Europeana Version 2Europeana AwarenessEuropea...
Europeana Cloud•Ingest 2.4m metadata records and 5m digitisedobjects in a cloud-based infrastructure•Content available for...
How do wedo that?
AggregateBuild the trusted sourcefor cultural heritage.
FacilitateSupport the cultural heritagesector through knowledgetransfer, innovation & advocacy.
DistributeMake heritage availablewherever users arewhenever they want it.
EngageCultivate new waysfor users to participatein their cultural heritage.
Engagement
UserEngagementConceptsTargetGroupsThemedContentPartnersInteractivePlatform
We engage online.
Virtual Exhibitions
Site for cultural professionals
Blog
Newsletter
Professional Blog
Pinterest
And connect to offline.
Some Exciting ProjectsCollaboration with Wikipedia
Some Exciting ProjectsHackathons and Hack4Europe
Some Exciting ProjectsWWI Community Collection Days
But there’s a big gap.
We can’t build all of theengagement platforms.But we’re not enabling creativeindustry to do it, either.
What’sNext?
1. Linked Open Data
The Europeana Licensing Framework2. Extend theLicensing Frameworkfrom metadata to content
3. Crowdsourcing Campaigns
And our newest initiative ...
4. The Europeana Open LabNetwork
Engagement
Watch these:www.europeana.eublog.europeana.eupro.europeana.eu/blog
Join this:
Do this?
Thank you!Breandán KnowltonProgramme ManagerEuropeana FoundationB @ breandan.orgPro.europeana.eu
Europeana Creative - What is this Europeana thing?
Europeana Creative - What is this Europeana thing?
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  1. 1. What is this Europeana thing?Breandán Knowlton – @bfkEuropeana Creative Kick-Off, 21 February 2013, Vienna
  2. 2. I am ...Breandán KnowltonProgramme ManagerEuropeana FoundationB @ breandan.org@bfk
  3. 3. Today• What is Europeana?• What Sort of Projects Do We Do?• What’s Next?
  4. 4. What isEuropeana?
  5. 5. 2008
  6. 6. 2008
  7. 7. Europeana is a website ….
  8. 8. Actually a series of websites ….
  9. 9. And anApplicationProgrammingInterface (API) ...
  10. 10. Built on a data service, with ….• 150 aggregators and other data providers,representing ...• 3,000 museums, libraries, archives and audiovisualcollections, which have contributed ...• 26 million digital objects, of which ...• 6 million are available for commercial re-use.andgrowing!
  11. 11. It’s operated by a non-profit,the Europeana Foundation
  12. 12. It’s operated by a non-profit,the Europeana FoundationAlong with a dizzying array ofMuseums, Archives and Libraries
  13. 13. Called theEuropeana Network
  14. 14. The Foundation and theNetwork work onProjects …like Europeana Creative.
  15. 15. Europeana PhotographyEuropeana InsideEuropeana 1914-1918Europeana LibrariesEuropeana Newspapers
  16. 16. Europeana ProjectsCoreProjectsPartnerProjectsSubcontractsEuropeana Version 1 Europeana Version 2Europeana AwarenessEuropeana CloudEuropeana Creative
  17. 17. Europeana Cloud•Ingest 2.4m metadata records and 5m digitisedobjects in a cloud-based infrastructure•Content available for reuse by a targeted group ofhumanities and social science scholars.•Create the Europeana Research portal•Explore the potential of cloud computingtechnologies•Infrastructure for the use of anyone
  18. 18. How do wedo that?
  19. 19. AggregateBuild the trusted sourcefor cultural heritage.
  20. 20. FacilitateSupport the cultural heritagesector through knowledgetransfer, innovation & advocacy.
  21. 21. DistributeMake heritage availablewherever users arewhenever they want it.
  22. 22. EngageCultivate new waysfor users to participatein their cultural heritage.
  23. 23. Engagement
  24. 24. UserEngagementConceptsTargetGroupsThemedContentPartnersInteractivePlatform
  25. 25. We engage online.
  26. 26. Virtual Exhibitions
  27. 27. Site for cultural professionals
  28. 28. Blog
  29. 29. Newsletter
  30. 30. Professional Blog
  31. 31. Pinterest
  32. 32. And connect to offline.
  33. 33. Some Exciting ProjectsCollaboration with Wikipedia
  34. 34. Some Exciting ProjectsHackathons and Hack4Europe
  35. 35. Some Exciting ProjectsWWI Community Collection Days
  36. 36. But there’s a big gap.
  37. 37. We can’t build all of theengagement platforms.But we’re not enabling creativeindustry to do it, either.
  38. 38. What’sNext?
  39. 39. 1. Linked Open Data
  40. 40. The Europeana Licensing Framework2. Extend theLicensing Frameworkfrom metadata to content
  41. 41. 3. Crowdsourcing Campaigns
  42. 42. And our newest initiative ...
  43. 43. 4. The Europeana Open LabNetwork
  44. 44. Engagement
  45. 45. Watch these:www.europeana.eublog.europeana.eupro.europeana.eu/blog
  46. 46. Join this:
  47. 47. Do this?
  48. 48. Thank you!Breandán KnowltonProgramme ManagerEuropeana FoundationB @ breandan.orgPro.europeana.eu
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