Europeana Pro: Exploring new resources in CLARIN’s Virtual Language Observatory

Europeana Pro: Exploring new resources in CLARIN’s Virtual Language Observatory. “Since 2017, CLARIN and Europeana have worked together to increase the number of cultural heritage objects available for quick and easy discovery as well as processing by humanities and social sciences scholars. In this post, we take a look at the new resources integrated into CLARIN’s Virtual Language Observatory.”

Europeana Pro: GIF IT UP – inspiring students to engage with digital cultural heritage

Europeana Pro: GIF IT UP – inspiring students to engage with digital cultural heritage. “With this year’s GIF IT UP competition currently taking place, Cristina Roiu talks to teenager Anamaria Şune about her experience of making GIFs and how the competition inspires educational engagement with digital cultural heritage.”

Europeana Pro: Introducing the new Europeana collections website

Europeana Pro: Introducing the new Europeana collections website. “Our new platform provides you with a faster experience, giving you more efficient access to the wealth of cultural heritage in Europeana. A great example of this is our updated search page which no longer requires a refresh between keyword or filter changes, making your online experience up to four times faster than before.”

Exploring autobiographical writings from prisoners of war: Saverio Vita, Europeana Research Grants Winner (Europeana Pro)

Europeana Pro: Exploring autobiographical writings from prisoners of war: Saverio Vita, Europeana Research Grants Winner . “This year, funding from the Europeana Research Grants Programme has provided support for three early-career scholars to develop their projects related to the theme of the First World War. At the end of their projects, the 2018 Europeana Grant recipients took time out to answer some questions.”

Europeana Pro: 470,000 images from Europeana join the new Creative Commons Search database

Europeana Pro: 470,000 images from Europeana join the new Creative Commons Search database. “The beta version of CC Search has recently integrated 470,00 images from Europeana into its database, which already incorporates artworks provided by cultural institutions and repositories from across the globe. This variety of content includes February’s landmark release from Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as large collections of freely licensed images from 500px, Flickr, Rijksmuseum, and New York Public Library. Europeana’s new addition brings the number of searchable objects on CC Search up to 10,022,832, making Europeana its second main provider, and allowing the discovery of major works by masters of European art as well as photographs, prints, drawings, and more. More openly licensed material from Europeana will be added as CC Search continues to grow.”