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”

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”

Dig into Historical Bulgarian Newspapers!

Europeana Research Community video This video is about collaboration which captures the essence of the DISTILL project: it shows how universities and libraries can collaborate to improve access to digital collections. The students developed their skills to solve real-life tasks using the newest approaches in data and text mining, and the library benefits from improvedContinue reading “Dig into Historical Bulgarian Newspapers!”

Is there a GLAMourous Future for Big Data?

I was delighted to deliver the opening keynote to the 27th annual conference of Greek Academic Libraries on 25 October 2021 with a presentation addressing the future of big data in GLAM organizations. The conference had over 300 attendees – in fact when I was joining the conference online room, I was told I canContinue reading “Is there a GLAMourous Future for Big Data?”

Workshop on Digitising the Humanities at EADH

Sally Chambers, Gustavo Candela, Anna Bukhtoyarova, Mikhail Bukhtoyarov and I prepared a cool workshop for the EADH in Russia! Workshop: Digitising the Humanities: stimulating an interdisciplinary community in Russia and beyond through an interactive workshop in the international context of EADH Wednesday, 22/Sept/2021 This is the set of slides of the workshop.