A couple of weeks ago I uploaded 993 photographs from the Swedish National Heritage Board’s image archive to Wikimedia Commons (on their behalf and with their agreement the of course!). The images uploaded cover Sami life in the North of Sweden and … Continue reading
This weekend Europeana and the Europeana Network organised hackathons in Warzaw and Riga. I played some remote support for the Riga event as I couldn’t be there in person. It was a good event and the winning serendipituous search app … Continue reading
I’ve started doing the specification work for a feature in the Europeana exhibitions. In short it’s a feature allowing any user to embed and exhibited item on their own site provided the images is Creative Commons-licensed or is in the … Continue reading
UPDATE: It’s come to my attention that one of the paintings below isn’t by Matisse. Free virtual beer to the first commenter who identifies the odd painting out! Once more a little test-run of the Europeana Image Grid Generator prototype … Continue reading
At the start of the year we introduced the possibility for Europeana data providers to clearly mark their content with the Public Domain Mark that we introduced together with Creative Commons. So where are we now about half a year … Continue reading
Let’s test a Migration Period brakteat: Statens historiska museer SHM Simple HTML and an integrated license statement. Nice!