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Semantic enrichment

Use these pages to learn more about how Europeana performs semantic enrichment, explore recommendations on mulitlingual search and learn how you can support our work by enriching your own metadata.

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Semantic Enrichment and Multilingualism

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Europeana semantic enrichment

Europeana semantic enrichment

Find out how Europeana performs semantic enrichment and how you can enrich your metadata with linked open vocabularies.

Semantic mindmap

Semantic mindmap

A full overview of the activities related to 'semantics' in the Europeana Network.

Get your vocabularies in Wikidata...

In the case study, Get your vocabularies in Wikidata...so Europeana and others can get them, we are describing the practical steps envisioned, based on recent experimentation done by Sandra Fauconnier consisting of aligning the MIMO vocabulary with Wikidata.


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Best practices

Evaluation and enrichments

Evaluation and enrichments

Automatic enrichments can be very beneficial for enabling retrieval across languages and adding context to resources accessible via Europeana. If automatically added enrichments are incorrect or ambiguous, the benefits can be reversed, propagating the errors to several languages and impacting the retrieval performance.

The final recommendations

Hierarchical objects

Hierarchical objects

Hierarchical objects are important for Europeana' s network of projects and data providers. Archives, libraries or museums aim at describing their objects with the finest granularity of data and contextual information...

The final recommendations

EuropeanaTech FLOSS

EuropeanaTech FLOSS

The EuropeanaTech task force on the FLOSS Inventory will enrich, improve and structure the Inventory which contains over 300 free, libre, open source tools relevant for the EuropeanaTech community.

The final recommendations

Enrichment news

Linked Data, looking ahead

Linked Data, looking ahead

Created: 10 May 2017

Europeana has progressively adopted the principles of Linked Data for representing, aggregating, and enriching the metadata it collects from the Cultural Heritage institutions of Europe. Its foundation is the Europeana Data Model (EDM) which enables the representation of links between cultural heritage objects and the entities surrounding them (people, places, concepts, timespans).

Semantic extraction tools

See below a list of technical options for semantic feature extraction available as well as the relevant actors and technology providers.

Enrichment tools

PATHSenrich

PATHSenrich

PATHSenrich – A web service prototype developed by PATHS project allowing independent content providers to enrich their …

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