DISTILL ends its work attracting an #ERAChair grant on #dataSpaces for #culturalHeritage to Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski”

Wrapping up the activities of DISTILL perfectly fits the adage that when one door closes, another one is opening. Exploring areas of open innovation in #GLAM institutions, we could not ignore the shift in the digital heritage ecosystems to #dataspaces. This led to submitting a proposal to the ERA Chair call from the Widening programmeContinue reading “DISTILL ends its work attracting an #ERAChair grant on #dataSpaces for #culturalHeritage to Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski””

Collaborative study on #dataspaces led by DISTILL presented at #ICADL2022: and on #usecases for #digitalheritage

In its final month, DISTILL work in collaboration with GATE Institute, and the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was presented at one of the key international conferences in the digital domain, ICADL 2022. The 24th edition of the International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2022 was hosted thisContinue reading “Collaborative study on #dataspaces led by DISTILL presented at #ICADL2022: and on #usecases for #digitalheritage”

Pilot module from @echoing on social Innovation in co-designing projects for the cultural sector

New free online module on Social Innovation in co-designing projects for the cultural sector The pilot version of the free online module on Social Innovation in co-designing projects for the cultural sector. Discover the important processes, tools, and skills needed had been developed within the Erasmus+ project ECHOING. The project partners would be delighted toContinue reading “Pilot module from @echoing on social Innovation in co-designing projects for the cultural sector”

#OpenScience through #DataSpaces – foggy or clear? Impressions from the #EOSCsymposium2022

The session “Data spaces: architecture, business models and supporting initiatives” at the EOSC 2022 Symposium in Prague took place on 14 November 2022. It featured presentations from Mark Dietrich and Giuseppe laRocca, Juan Arenas Márquez (ELIXIR) and myself. Magdalena Brus (EGI) masterfully connected the talks with the discussion which followed. The session looked into examplesContinue reading “#OpenScience through #DataSpaces – foggy or clear? Impressions from the #EOSCsymposium2022”

Дигитална трансформация в музеите и библиотеките: пространства от данни

14 октомври 2022, Пловдив, Дом на науката и техниката На 13-14 октомври 2022 ще се проведе 15тото издание на Международната конферениция Education and Research in the Information Society (ERIS). В рамките на конференцията, проектът DISTILL, Софийски Университет „Св. Климент Охридски“ и Лабораторията по музеология към Йонийския Университет, Корфу, Гърция организират семинар по изключително актуалната темаContinue reading “Дигитална трансформация в музеите и библиотеките: пространства от данни”

On data spaces, cakes, poetry and hats: #Europeana2022

Reflections from the conference Europeana 2022 – making digital culture count, took place from 28 – 30 September 2022. It was a celebration for at least two reasons. Such an event is an unmissable opportunity for me. I am really curious about how this new technological development will leave a mark on the digital heritageContinue reading “On data spaces, cakes, poetry and hats: #Europeana2022”

Data Spaces for Cultural Heritage: Insights from GLAM Innovation Labs @ ICADL’22

An exploratory piece looking at GLAM innovation labs as potential sources of use cases for the future data spaces for cultural heritage had been accepted at the ICADL’22 conference. Abstract. The accumulation of digital cultural heritage collections for decades was shaped by centralised approaches based on the aggregation, harmonisation and enrichment of digital assets fromContinue reading “Data Spaces for Cultural Heritage: Insights from GLAM Innovation Labs @ ICADL’22”

The first event of eCHOIng: learn more about the project and get inspired by examples of open innovation

The 1st eCHOing project hybrid event will provide an overview of the project and the partnership behind it and will showcase some examples of innovation in small cultural heritage organisations. This event is designed to meet the needs of Higher Education staff and students who deal with Cultural Heritage and Medium-sized and small cultural organizations.Continue reading “The first event of eCHOIng: learn more about the project and get inspired by examples of open innovation”

Distill is co-organising a master class on practical datafication

On 14-15 July 2022 Milena Dobreva from Distill will join forces with Assoc. Prof. Georgios Papaioannou from Ionian University, Greece and representatives of the e-Infrastructure for Bulgarian language and cultural heritage CLaDA-BG delivering a master class for 20 museum professionals from various museum sectors in Bulgaria. The master class will explore how smaller museums canContinue reading “Distill is co-organising a master class on practical datafication”

MOOCs, digital transformation and upskilling information professionals

The upskilling of information professionals is a topic of long-standing debates in academic and professional circles. 11 years after MOOCs emerged, a new Erasmus partnership will explore how to support library professionals by providing much-needed content around the digital transformation topic. To answer glocal (no, this is not a typo!) needs, the resources will beContinue reading “MOOCs, digital transformation and upskilling information professionals”