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Location, location, location: Mapit1418

31 August 2009 During History Week (October 17 until October 25 2009) Knowledgeland and the National Archive will present the website MapIt1418. “War and Peace” is the theme of the week and this initiative corresponds nicely to it: the site gives access to an exceptional selection of First World War photo material from the National Archive. On this site special attention is given to photos from the Netherlands during the time of war, many of which have never been displayed before.
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Taking Pictures To The Public - Evaluation

10 August 2009 On October 21, 2008 the Nationaal Archief and Spaarnestad Photo were the first Dutch heritage institutions to place a small selection of their photos on Flickr The Commons, the ‘archives section’ in the popular online photo community Flickr. This initiative is part of a series of pilot projects that are being developed within Images for the Future in order to conduct research on involving the broad audience in photographic collections and metadata generation.
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Milestone: fourteen proposals for digitizing photo collections

09 June 2009 Thursday, June 4 at 2 P.M. the deadline for delivering proposals for the digitization of photographic material from the National Archive, the Filmmuseum and the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision expired. The Tender included over 1.300.000 photographs and negatives. The National Archive called for this European tender.
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Stories of Slochteren

03 June 2009 Stories of Slochteren brings the past to life by combining personal memories of 50 years of gas extraction with historical image material. Stories of Slochteren gives the people of Groningen a unique chance to tell their stories about 50 years of gas extraction and to record these stories for the future.
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Launch of Digitization of Photo Collections

14 April 2009 In the past six months the National Archive, the Filmmuseum and the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision have collaborated extensively on the guidelines for the European tender for the digitization of photographic prints and negatives. The National Archive is taking the lead in this trajectory because of its expertise in the field of photography and the digitization of photographs.
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Images for the Future on Museum on the Web

07 April 2009 Images for the Future has been invited to organize a workshop for Museums on the Web. An annual conference about online developments in the cultural, scientific and heritage sector (15th-18th of April 2009).