The Digitization Age: Mass Culture Is Quality Culture. Challenges for Cultural Heritage and Society
The amount of digitized cultural heritage in Europe continues to grow: the digitization activities have a positive impact on the society, by making the cultural heritage more accessible for the citizens, and by generating benefits to the content owners. Several questions arise about digitized cultural heritage: how can digital cultural data be re-used at best, what is the impact on society and how to preserve it in the long term? This paper offers an overview of EU projects that try to provide answers: EuropeanaPhotography, Europeana Space, RICHES, PREFORMA, Civic Epistemologies. The common key-words in order to guarantee the best results are in any case knowledge-sharing and networking.
Keywordsdigitization EU projects photography creativity re-use societal changes archival standards preservation knowledge sharing networking digitalmeetsculture.net
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