Huge amounts of cultural content have been digitised and are available through digital libraries and aggregators like Europeana.eu. However, it is not easy for a user to have an overall picture of what is available nor to find related objects. We propose a method for hierarchically structuring cultural objects at different similarity levels. We describe a… (More)
The Europeana Sounds 1 project aims to increase the amount of cultural audio content in Europeana. It also strongly focuses on enriching the metadata records that are aggre-gated by Europeana. To provide metadata to Europeana, Data Providers are asked to convert their records from the format and model they use internally to a specific profile of the… (More)
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This document is part of the deliverables created by the International Rights Statement Working Group, a joint working group of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and Europeana. It provides the technical requirements for implementation of the Standardized International Rights Statements. These requirements are based on the principles and… (More)
Mapping between different data models in a data aggregation context always presents significant interoperability challenges. In this paper, we describe the challenges faced and solutions developed when mapping the CARARE schema designed for archaeological and architectural monuments and sites to the Europeana Data Model (EDM), a model based on Linked Data… (More)
Large amounts of digital cultural heritage information have become available recently, partly due to the rise of large-scale aggregators such as Euro-peana 1 , the European aggregator for museums, archives, libraries, and galleries. These large collections, and similar digital libraries (DL), present an important challenge to new users: discovering what… (More)