Roma: AthenaPlus workshop: Innovative tools and pilots for access to digital cultural heritage in the framework of Europeana and national systems


2 October 2013 - AthenaPlus Workshops

organised by Istituto centrale per il catalogo unico delle biblioteche italiane (ICCU)
in cooperation with the AthenaPlus project

inside the TEI Conference 2013 (

Venue: Sapienza, Università di Roma, DigiLab, Aula Levi
Via dei Volsci 122


ICCU ( is the Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of Italian Libraries, whose mission is to develop programmes, studies and scientific initiatives within cataloguing, creation of inventories and digitisation of the bibliographic and documentary heritage held in State libraries and other Italian public and private bodies.

AthenaPlus ( is a CIP-best practice network composed of 40 partners from 21 Member States countries. The main goals are to: contribute more than 3.6 millions metadata records to Europeana, focusing mainly on museums content, improve search, retrieval and re-use of Europeana’s content; experiment with enriched metadata its re-use adapted for users with different needs (tourists, schools, scholars) through a set of  tools that support the development of virtual exhibitions, tourist and didactic applications.


h 9,00-13,00

  • Introduction to the workshop (Rosa Caffo, ICCU) - (PDF. 2717 kb)
  • How to manage multilingual terminologies for a better access to the network: The Terminology Management Platform (TMP) developed in the framework of Athena, Linked Heritage, and AthenaPlus (Marie Veronique Leroi, MCC - Eva Coudyzer, KMKG) - (PDF, 2105 kb)
  • Multilingual terminologies: the experiences of EuropeanaCollection 1914-1918, PartagePlus and other European projects (EC 1914-1918: F. Lemmers - PDF, 6600 kb); Partage Plus: Christiane Pagel - PDF, 2545 kb)
  • MOVIO: a tool for building online virtual exhibitions in an innovative way, using the  Semantic content management system (ontology builder) (Maria Teresa Natale, ICCU - Paolo Ongaro, Gruppo Meta) - PDF. 2757 kb

  • National aggregators and Linked Open Data: the case of CulturaItalia (Sara Di Giorgio, ICCU)

  • Experiments of Linked Open Data in the framework of the National Union Catalogue (SBN) (Achille Felicetti, PIN - Patrizia Martini, ICCU) - (PDF, 1442 kb)