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”

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”

Contributing to the IRRT Chair’s programme at the ALA congress today

The ALA conference, the biggest annual event for librarians in the USA features today a session of the International Relations Round Table (IRRT) Chair entitled Global libraries as agents of leadership in our post pandemic world: Leading Change, Advocacy, and Social Justice. For those at ALA here are the event details: Sunday, June 26, 2022Continue reading “Contributing to the IRRT Chair’s programme at the ALA congress today”

Иновациите и организациите от културния сектор: споделете опита си в проучването на проекта eCHOIng

От началото на 2022 консорциум от университети и културни организации от Норвегия, България, Гърция, Естония и Италия изследва как университетите и институциите от културния сектор си взаимодействат за въвеждането на иновации. Проектът цели да събере примери от всички страни участнички и предлагаме на вниманието на специалисти от музеи, библиотеки и архиви, от организации от областтаContinue reading “Иновациите и организациите от културния сектор: споделете опита си в проучването на проекта eCHOIng”

Demo paper accepted to ECIR’22

This week we got the lovely news of an accepted demonstration paper “DuoSearch: A Novel Search Engine for Bulgarian Historical Documents” at the very competitive European Conference on Information Retrieval ECIR 2022 which will take place in April 2022 in Stavanger, Norway. The paper is on a search engine that helps to explore content fromContinue reading “Demo paper accepted to ECIR’22”