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Greta Garbo – an iconic face

Just happened to make a search in Europeana for Greta Garbo (link goes to the preview of our new portal). We’ve got some wonderful pictures of her indeed! Thought I’d share. Or launch a thousand ships…

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Europeana 1914-1918 re-designed: Designing and implementing the user experience

Do you remember the design principles from the introductory blog post? No worries, here they are again: Showcase the stories told and the memorabilia shared, not the project and its consortium members Showcase the real persons these stories are about … Continue reading

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Europeana 1914-1918 re-designed: Content modelling, data entry and editorial support

As I mentioned in the introductory blog post there were some aspects of Europeana 1914-1918 that we felt needed to improved in order to make for a better user experience for our users. Improving the consistency and quality of the … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on API Strategy shared at the Open Culture Data Masterclass

Last Monday I had been invited to make a short presentation on API Strategy at the Open Culture Data Master class (link leads to a site in Dutch BTW). As you can imagine from the name of the Master class focus … Continue reading

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Another test

Just doing some mock-ups for a new feature. Nothing to see here, move along.   About Otto Dix Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix (2 December 1891 – 25 July 1969) was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and … Continue reading

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Mocking up an embed function for the Europeana exhibitions

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

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Wikipedia and Europeana combo mockup

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

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