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What is this Europeana thing?
Breandán Knowlton – @bfk
Europeana Creative Kick-Off, 21 February 2013, Vienna
I am ...
Breandán Knowlton
Programme Manager
Europeana Foundation
B @ breandan.org
@bfk
Today
• What is Europeana?
• What Sort of Projects Do We Do?
• What’s Next?
What is
Europeana?
2008
2008
Europeana is a website ….
Actually a series of websites ….
And an
Application
Programming
Interface (API) ...
Interface (API) ...
Interface (API) ...
Interface (API) ...
Built on a data service, with ….
• 150 aggregators and other data providers,
representing ...
• 3,000 museums, libraries, ...
It’s operated by a non-
profit, the Europeana
Foundation
It’s operated by a non-profit,
the Europeana Foundation
the Europeana Foundation
Along with a dizzying array of
Museums, A...
Called the
Europeana Network
The Foundation and the
Network work on
Projects …
like Europeana Creative.
Europeana
Photography
Europeana Inside
How do we
do that?
Engagement
We engage online.
Virtual ExhibitionsVirtual Exhibitions
Site for cultural professionalsSite for cultural professionals
BlogBlog
NewsletterNewsletter
Professional BlogProfessional Blog
PinterestPinterest
And connect to offline.
Some Exciting Projects
Collaboration with WikipediaCollaboration with Wikipedia
Some Exciting Projects
Hackathons and Hack4EuropeHackathons and Hack4Europe
Some Exciting Projects
WWI Community Collection DaysWWI Community Collection Days
But there’s a big gap.
We can’t build all of the
engagement platforms.
But we’re not enabling creative
industry to do it, either.
But we’re not e...
What’s
Next?
1. Linked Open Data
2. Extend the
Licensing Framework
from metadata to content
from metadata to content
from metadata to content
3. Crowdsourcing Campaigns
And our newest initiative ...
4. The Europeana Open Lab
Network
Engagement
QuickTime™ and a
H.264 decompressor
are needed to see this picture.
Watch
these:www.europeana.eu
blog.europeana.eu
pro.europeana.eu/blog
Thank you!
Breandán Knowlton
Programme Manager
Europeana Foundation
B @ breandan.org
Pro.europeana.eu
Europeana Introduction at Creative Kick-Off event - Breandán Knowlton
Europeana Introduction at Creative Kick-Off event - Breandán Knowlton
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Presentation by Breandán Knowlton of Europeana at the kick-off of the Europeana Creative project in Vienna in February 2013. Outlines the Europeana Network, the Foundation and the project ecosystem.

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Europeana Introduction at Creative Kick-Off event - Breandán Knowlton

  1. 1. What is this Europeana thing? Breandán Knowlton – @bfk Europeana Creative Kick-Off, 21 February 2013, Vienna
  2. 2. I am ... Breandán Knowlton Programme Manager Europeana Foundation B @ breandan.org @bfk
  3. 3. Today • What is Europeana? • What Sort of Projects Do We Do? • What’s Next?
  4. 4. What is Europeana?
  5. 5. 2008
  6. 6. 2008
  7. 7. Europeana is a website ….
  8. 8. Actually a series of websites ….
  9. 9. And an Application Programming Interface (API) ... Interface (API) ... Interface (API) ... Interface (API) ...
  10. 10. Built on a data service, with …. • 150 aggregators and other data providers, representing ... • 3,000 museums, libraries, archives and audiovisual collections, which have contributed ... • 26 million digital objects, of which ... • 6 million are available for commercial re-use. and grow ing!
  11. 11. It’s operated by a non- profit, the Europeana Foundation
  12. 12. It’s operated by a non-profit, the Europeana Foundation the Europeana Foundation Along with a dizzying array of Museums, Archives and Libraries
  13. 13. Called the Europeana Network
  14. 14. The Foundation and the Network work on Projects … like Europeana Creative.
  15. 15. Europeana Photography Europeana Inside
  16. 16. How do we do that?
  17. 17. Engagement
  18. 18. We engage online.
  19. 19. Virtual ExhibitionsVirtual Exhibitions
  20. 20. Site for cultural professionalsSite for cultural professionals
  21. 21. BlogBlog
  22. 22. NewsletterNewsletter
  23. 23. Professional BlogProfessional Blog
  24. 24. PinterestPinterest
  25. 25. And connect to offline.
  26. 26. Some Exciting Projects Collaboration with WikipediaCollaboration with Wikipedia
  27. 27. Some Exciting Projects Hackathons and Hack4EuropeHackathons and Hack4Europe
  28. 28. Some Exciting Projects WWI Community Collection DaysWWI Community Collection Days
  29. 29. But there’s a big gap.
  30. 30. We can’t build all of the engagement platforms. But we’re not enabling creative industry to do it, either. But we’re not enabling creative industry to do it, either.
  31. 31. What’s Next?
  32. 32. 1. Linked Open Data
  33. 33. 2. Extend the Licensing Framework from metadata to content from metadata to content from metadata to content
  34. 34. 3. Crowdsourcing Campaigns
  35. 35. And our newest initiative ...
  36. 36. 4. The Europeana Open Lab Network
  37. 37. Engagement
  38. 38. QuickTime™ and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  39. 39. Watch these:www.europeana.eu blog.europeana.eu pro.europeana.eu/blog
  40. 40. Thank you! Breandán Knowlton Programme Manager Europeana Foundation B @ breandan.org Pro.europeana.eu

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