Category Archives: europeana

Archives Portal Europe Country Managers’ Meeting, 30 Nov 2016

This is a report of a meeting of the Archives Portal Europe Country Managers’ in Slovakia, 30 November 2016, with some comments and views from the UK and Archives Hub perspective. Context The APE Foundation (APEF), which was created following … Continue reading

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Archives Portal Europe builds firm foundations

On 8th June 2016 I attended the first Country Manager’s meeting of the newly formed Foundation of the Archives Portal Europe (APEF) at the National Archives of the Netherlands (Nationaal Archief). The Foundation has been formed on the basis of … Continue reading

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Europeana Tech 2015: focus on the journey

Last week I attended a very full and lively Europeana Tech conference. Here are some of the main initiatives and ideas I have taken away with me: Think in terms of improvement, not perfection Do the best you can with … Continue reading

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Online Survey Results (2011)

We would like to share some of the results of our annual online survey, which we run each year, over a 3-4 week period. We aim for about 100 responses (though obviously more would be very welcome!), and for this … Continue reading

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HubbuB: October 2011

Europeana and APENet I have just come back from the Europeana Tech conference, a 2 day event on various aspects of Europeana’s work and on related topics to do with data. The big theme was ‘open, open, open’, as well, … Continue reading

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A Web of Possibilities

“Will you browse around my website”, said the spider to the fly, ‘Tis the most attractive website that you ever did spy” All of us want to provide attractive websites for our users. Of course, we’d like to think its … Continue reading

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