Map of the digitisation landscape

Compiles projects and initiatives in digitisation and related fields which can be filtered by country and type.

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Espace 251 Nord

  • Initiative type:Association
  • Country: Belgium
  • Participants: Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (PEP'S)
  • Purpose: numérisation de vidéos et grands formats
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EuDML (The European Digital Mathematics Library)

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Bulgaria; Portugal; Greece; Spain
  • Participants: Bulgarian Academy of Science Instituto Superior Técnico Lisbon Portugal Ionian University Department of Informatics University of Santiago de Compostela
  • Purpose: The European Commission has approved in August 2009 the project EuDML European Digital Mathematics Library to coordinate digitisation efforts of the mathematical literature. Participants Germany Bulgaria Spain France Greece Poland Portugal United Kingdom and Czech Republic. The project will last three years and is funded with 1.3 million Euros.
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European lace caps

  • Initiative type:Project
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Participants: Textile Research Centre
  • Purpose: Photographs and detailed descriptions of the construction and appearance of Dutch lace caps made accessible to the general public.
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Europeana Awareness

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: 48 partners
  • Purpose: Best Practice Network led by the Europeana Foundation designed to publicise Europeana to users policy makers politicians and cultural heritage organisations in every Member State so as to encourage the use and contribution of content raise awareness of cultural heritage as an economic driver and promote knowledge transfer.
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Europeana Cloud

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: 33 partners + 2 unfunded institutions (DARIAH & University of Sibiu)
  • Purpose: Best Practice Network coordinated by the Europeana Foundation designed to establish a cloud-based system for Europeana and its aggregators. Lasting from 2013 to 2015 Europeana Cloud will provide new content new metadata a new linked storage system new tools and services for researchers and a new platform - Europeana Research.
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Europeana Collections 1914-1918

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: 12 partners
  • Purpose: Digitisation of WW1 materials
  • Activity type: Digitisation
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Europeana Creative

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: 26 partners from 14 European countries
  • Purpose: To establish an Open Laboratory Network create a legal and business framework for content re-use and implement all needed technical infrastructure. The project will create five pilot applications in the thematic areas of History Education Natural History Education Tourism Social Networks and Design then conduct open innovation challenges to identify incubate and spin-off viable projects into the commercial sector. The project will also undertake an extensive stakeholder engagement campaign promoting the benefits of cultural heritage content re-use to creative industries and to memory institutions.
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Europeana Inside

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: 26 participants from 10 EU member states with additional participants in the United States of America and South Africa
  • Purpose: To support the Digital Agenda for Europe by achieving a lasting transformation in the quantity scope and usability of the content available to Europeana from European cultural institutions by reducing or removing the operational legal technical and financial barriers to participation.
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Europeana Libraries

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: 19 research libraries and major library networks from 14 European countries
  • Purpose: Working to make 5 million digital objects from 19 leading European research libraries freely accessible on The European Library and Europeana websites.
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Europeana Newspapers Project

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: 18 partners (Coordinator: Berlin State Library) 11 associated partners & 6 networking partners
  • Purpose: - Aggregating 18 million historic newspaper pages for Europeana and The European Library;- Converting 10 million of those newspaper pages to full text. This will help users quickly search for specific articles people and locations mentioned within the newspaper;- Creating a special content viewer to improve online newspaper browsing;- Building tools for professionals which will better assess the quality of newspaper digitisation in relation to levels of detail speed and costs.
  • Activity type: Digitisation
  • Content type: Text

Europeana Regia

  • Initiative type:Project
  • Country: Spain
  • Participants: Biblioteca de la Universitat de València National Library of FranceBSB München GermanyHAB Wolfenbüttel Germany and Royal Library of Belgium (KBR)
  • Purpose: A cooperative project of digitization of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in Europe.
  • Activity type: Preservation; digitisation
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Europeana v2.0

  • Initiative type:EU Project
  • Country: Europe
  • Participants: -
  • Purpose: To provide the majority of the funding required to ensure the continued running and development of Europeana from October 2011 to February 2014.
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