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What will Europeana aggregation look like in 2020?

By sbrennan | January 14, 2014

On Thursday 14 November, the Europeana Network came together for the second of four workshops about the future of Europeana. This time we addressed the topic of aggregation of cultural data and content – that is, how Europeana collects and presents the vast amount of information that comes from thousands of Europeana heritage organisations. If we do it right, so our participants told us, we could even envisage a scenario in which we make it possible to 3D-print the Elgin Marbles so the originals can be sent back to Greece! Who was there? We welcomed national aggregators such as the German Digital Library and Erfgoedplus.be, domain aggregators such as APEx and EUscreenXL, and aggregation technology experts.

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