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Europeana Common Culture

Europeana Common Culture aims to harmonize and improve the shared infrastructure of Europeana's national cultural heritage aggregators. In addition, the project wants to increase the amount and quality of the content en metadata.

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Europeana Common Culture aims to develop a harmonized and coordinated environment for Europeana's national aggregators, to collaborate, to share resources and technical means and to agree on common recommendations and standards. In addition, the project will improve the quality of content and metadata to increase user satisfaction. Sound and Vision is involved in improving the quality of data and metadata.

Europeana Common Culture is funded by the European Commission through the CEF Telecom programme.

Project Partners

Europeana Foundation, Sound and Vision, UMA Information Technology (AT), Flemish Government, Department for Culture, Youth & Media (BE), ‘Pencho Slaveykov' Regional Library (BG), Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DE), National Hellenic Research Foundation - Ethniko Idryma Erevnon / National Documentation Centre (GR), Petofi Literary Museum (HU), Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of Italian Libraries and Bibliographic Information (IT), Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania (LT), Instytut Chemii Bioorganicznej Polskiej Akademii Nauk (PL), Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (PT), National Heritage Institute (RO), National and University Library (SI), Riksantikvarieambetet - Swedish National Heritage Board (SE), National Library of Serbia (RS), Ministry of Education & Culture (CY), Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte (ES), Consortium of Estonian Libraries Network (EE), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (BE), National Library of Latvia (LV), Cyprus University of Technology (CY) The Provost, Fellows, Foundation Scholars and the other members of Board, of the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin (IE), The National Library of Finland / University of Helsinki (FI)