AthenaPlus is a CIP best practice network started in March 2013 and ending in August 2015. The consortium is composed by 40 partners from 21 Member States countries.
The principal objectives of the AthenaPlus project are to:
- Contribute more than 3.6 millions metadata records to Europeana, from both the public and private sectors, focusing mainly on museums content, with key cultural stakeholders (ministries and responsible government agencies, libraries, archives, leading research centres, SMEs).
- Improve search, retrieval and re-use of Europeana’s content, bettering multilingual terminology management, SKOS export and publication tool/API for Content Providers;
- Experiment with enriched metadata their re-use adapted for users with different needs (tourists, schools, scholars) by means of tools that support the development of virtual exhibitions, tourist and didactic applications, to be integrated into Europeana repositories and the repositories of national aggregators or individual Content Providers.
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"AthenaPlus uploads more than 800,000 metadata records" In February 2014, the AthenaPlus project co-financed by the European Commission, reached a major project milestone: More than 800.000 metadata records were successfully uploaded using the MINT ingestion platform. Launched in March 2013, the AthenaPlus project set out to make cultural heritage more widely accessible through Europeana.More
Hellenic Presidency of the EU Council Conference in Athens the 4 April is going to launch the Greek multi-stakeholder platform to promote more girls and women in ICT and a national action-plan. More
In the occasion of the last AthenaPlus project meeting in Bucharest the Romanian Academy Library published the catalogue of the exhibition on seals. More
Last week Europeana released the Business Plan 2014 that guides out next year work at the Foundation. More
Last 20 February 2014 the Getty has released the Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)® as Linked Open Data. More
12-14 March 2014
19 February 2014