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New Technical Coordinator

OPERAS’ new Technical Coordinator, Yoann Moranville, coordinates all OPERAS services and manages the technical work packages of the OPERAS-P project. Among others, he coordinates the metrics service, the annotation service, the Directory of Open…

A Call to Action on Digital Cultural Heritage in Germany

Mass digitization of cultural heritage objects is an urgent need: In Germany, this is the common ground on which stakeholders from multiple fields have formulated a “wake-up” call to political decision-makers. Whether perceived as the last chance for the preservation of soon-to-be-lost culture, as in Syria (e.g. the Syrian Heritage Archive Project),[1] or as an opportunity for education and inspiration through free access to museum objects (e.g. Europeana), digitization enables people to see and use cultural material beyond its physical limitations. As research on … Continue reading A Call to Action on Digital Cultural Heritage in Germany