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Europe events Funding

European Digital Libraries Funding Opportunities

The European Community recently held a meeting in Luxembourg to inform potential applicants about their the ICT Policy Support Programme. 30 million Euros have been allocated to the digital libraries strand which aims to improve accessibility, use and preservation of Europe’s rich and diverse cultural and scientific heritage. The call is broken up into six […]

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Metadata Resource discovery

Exporting metadata to portals

As an addition to its successful Freeze Frame digitisation project, JISC asked the University of Cambridge’s Scott Polar Research Institute to explore what was needed to export their collection of 20,000 digitised images to portals such as Europeana and Flickr, as well as to commerical image providers. The request led the Institute to a full-scale […]