Towards a National Collection Seminar: CulturaItalia & Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek.

21 April 2021, online

The second instalment of the Towards a National Collection Seminar series features speakers from CulturaItalia and Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek.

The seminar will take place on Wednesday 21st April 2021 at 09-10:30 BST.
It is the second instalment in TNC’s International Seminar Series: Building a National Collection. On 21st April speakers from CulturaItalia and Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek, will share how they developed a national cross-sector, multi-collection platform.

Davide Madonna, (Meta-Data Manger, CulturaItalia)
CulturaItalia is the national platform for aggregating Italian Culture, managed by the Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of Italian Libraries and the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism. It is a cross domain aggregator of more than 2.4 million items of metadata from 32 partners representing museums, libraries, archives and galleries. As the Italian national aggregator, it has played a role in Europeana, building cooperative networks and agreements and coordinating technical activities. CulturaItalia has an Open Data section, which also makes it possible to search a selected dataset, available in Linked Open Data Format.

Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek
Prof. Monika Hagedorn-Saupe, (Acting Management) and Astrid B. Müller (Communication, Press, Marketing)
Founded by the German Federal Government, states and local authorities Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB) is aiming to bring together the digital content from all of Germany’s cultural and scientific institutions. To date 4,661 institutions are involved with 36,974,518 objects, including 12,593,503 digitised media listed. DDB is a cross domain aggregator with digitised collections and indexing information from cultural and scientific institutions such as archives,libraries, museums, monuments offices, media libraries, universities and other research organisations. The DDB is also a partner of Europeana and involved in issues relating to copyright, licences, and Digital Cultural Memory.

Note: The event will be recorded and made available on the Towards a National Collection YouTube Channel.

Find the full programme and register here:

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