1 September 2017 - 28 February 2019
The project Rise of literacy will look at the use of written text in Europe over centuries (from the sixth to the twentieth century) and tell users the story of the rise of literacy in European culture, as a manifestation of a European-wide cultural movement.
Updated: 11 September 2017
The Manuscripts Collection of the National Library of Russia is a universal collection of written and graphic manuscripts in ancient Russian, ancient Greek, Latin, Slavic, West European and Eastern languages. It contains 610 000 items from the VI century AD to the present.
Created: 31 August 2017
Since its conception in 2011, the international community of the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) has taken important steps in improving the way cultural heritage institutions (CHIs) present images on their digital collections platforms.
Created: 30 June 2017
Since the foundation of various libraries close to the university in the 14th and 15th centuries, the Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg has housed many important collections. The datasets that have been delivered to Europeana hold over 25,000 records including treasures such as manuscripts, manuscript fragments, charters, and early modern and modern printed books and magazines.
Created: 1 December 2016
Europeana Research continues to expand, providing the best quality datasets from Europeana partners to researchers. These datasets are chosen for their value to researchers in terms of depth, subject matter, and having licenses that make them usable in research. Recently five datasets were added to the Europeana Research collection, four digital collections from European libraries and The European Library Open Dataset.