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The European Digital Library is taking shape

 - Images for the Future has a broader context – all over the world major digitisation projects are creating large-scale online heritage resources. The European Commission acknowledges the magnifice (...)
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Museum collection on your Facebook with ArtShare tool

ArtShare is a good example of how institutions can effectively work together to make their collections online available to a broad public. Share your cultural taste, make new friends and help the Brooklyn Museum work out their beta version.
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What do young filmmakers want?

Nisimasa, a European network of young film professionals, students and enthusiasts for European cinema, devoted their March edition of their online magazine to the topic Film Archives. According to chief editor Caroline Fournier, young film professionals don’t really know much about this topic and are closed off because of bad access. At the same time archives have great potential to contribute to their future work through reuse of the material.
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Preserving IT Heritage in the Netherlands

Now or Never? “It is crucial to increase attention for IT heritage in the Netherlands!” This is how Loes Peeperkorn from the Dutch Computer Heritage Foundation (SCEN) kicks-off the Nu voor Later (Now for Later) conference. Without acknowledgement of the importance of this “new heritage”, the gems – she is referring to historic computers – that have until now survived, won’t be around for future generations to experience.
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Pictura Imaginis, images of images

 - As part of the Images for the Future project, the Pictura company in the North Holland town of Heiloo is digitising a total of 1.4 million negatives from the archives of the Nationaal Archief, So (...)
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A passion for film

Attribution Share Alike - Tom De Smet has been the manager of the Film Department at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum since 1 January 2010. Prior to that, he was the project manager for film con (...)