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From the earliest Scots Gaelic to Dutch children’s books - how we’re telling the story of literacy in Europe

A detail of St Margaret in The Blackadder Prayerbook - Elizabeth MacDonald

15th century

United Kingdom

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Created: 7 June 2018

From the earliest Scots Gaelic to Dutch children’s books - how we’re telling the story of literacy in Europe

Created: 7 June 2018

The partners behind the Rise of Literacy project talk texts and give us a glimpse into how they’ll use written material from across the centuries to showcase the history of literacy in Europe.

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Discover manuscripts from late antiquity to the arrival of the printing press with new Europeana Manuscripts collection

Created: 30 May 2018

Discover manuscripts from late antiquity to the arrival of the printing press with new Europeana Manuscripts collection

Created: 30 May 2018

A treasure trove of manuscripts in Europeana Collections has lain unloved for too long. Through Europeana Manuscripts, we’ll start bringing out the best of this content and celebrating the work of the experts and institutions who are working to preserve and digitise the textual heritage that reflects our history.  

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EuropeanaTech 2018 – Gorgeous Data, Glorious Technology: In review

Sebastiaan ter Burg

16 May 2018

Europeana

The Netherlands

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Created: 28 May 2018

EuropeanaTech 2018 – Gorgeous Data, Glorious Technology: In review

Created: 28 May 2018

On May 15-16 nearly 300 innovators and thought leaders from across the world meton the SS Rotterdam for two action-packed days of EuropeanaTech 2018. Those in attendance watched and contributed to 37 presentations, seven panel sessions and a very entertaining and thought-provoking debate.

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Meet the Europeana Innovation Task Force!

Tag cloud of innovation topics - Rasa Bočytė

2018

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Created: 28 May 2018

Meet the Europeana Innovation Task Force!

Created: 28 May 2018

If you attended the EuropeanaTech conference 2018 this month in Rotterdam, you might recall a presentation we gave about innovation and research topics. For those who were not in attendance, here is a short preview of innovation topics that we as a cultural heritage community advocate for.

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European cultural heritage in educational activities on the itslearning learning platform

Screenshot of the Europeana search plugin in itslearning

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Created: 11 May 2018

European cultural heritage in educational activities on the itslearning learning platform

Created: 11 May 2018

A Europeana plugin has been added to the itslearning platform, used to create learning resources by teachers around the world.

Itslearning is a cloud-based learning management system used by millions of teachers, learners, carers and others all around the world. One of its unique features is the extensive capability to integrate with content and applications from other sources - such as Finna (Finnish national archives) and Europeana Collections.

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