Europeana's strategic documents - from business plans and annual reports, to white papers, frameworks and guides.

  • Moving Targets
    Publication Created: 28 April 2012

    Moving Targets

    This research seeks to identify and evaluate the various user needs that impact on the provision of certain cultural digital content to cultural tourists. It has been researched and written by Culture24, as part of the Europeana Awareness project. 

  • Business Plan 2012
    publication Created: 28 December 2011

    Business Plan 2012

    Outlined in this Business Plan are the business priorities for Europeana in 2012. The business plan will follow the line of the Europeana Strategic Plan 2011-2015:

  • The Problem of the Yellow Milkmaid
    Publication Created: 28 November 2011

    The Problem of the Yellow Milkmaid

    Interest in open metadata is growing among policy makers, the cultural heritage sector, the research community, and software and application developers. At the European level, the Digital Agenda for Europe 2020 identifies ‘opening up public data resources for re-use’ as a key action in support of the Digital Single Market.

  • Ethics For Europeana
    publication Created: 21 November 2011

    Ethics For Europeana

    Europeana needs a framework of ethical principles for its operations, which all stakeholders should be aware of and subscribe to.

  • Culture on the Go
    publication Created: 30 September 2011

    Culture on the Go

    This report is about how Europeana is used, with particular reference to the recent explosion in mobile access. Written by CIBER Research Limited and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License

  • Annual Report and Accounts 2010
    publication Created: 1 April 2011

    Annual Report and Accounts 2010

    010 was an auspicious year for Europeana. It began with the publication of Europeana – Next Steps, a report by Helga Trüpel, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament, which was adopted by the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers in May 2010.

  • Business Plan 2011
    publication Created: 1 January 2011

    Business Plan 2011

    2011 is a pivotal year, moving towards a service active in all the four strategic tracks. This year more emphasis and resource is to be placed on Engagement of the user and Distribution of the data, than on Aggregation and Facilitation and this is reflected in the volumes of work within each track.

  • Strategic Plan 2011-2015
    publication Created: 28 December 2010

    Strategic Plan 2011-2015

    Our ambition is to provide new forms of access to culture, to inspire creativity and stimulate social and economic growth. To achieve this, Europeana and its stakeholders grapple with major challenges.