“In an age where global audiovisual communication has become a highway of social media traffic, audiovisual records offer us the opportunity to transcend the limitations of time and place. Audiovisual archives convey messages from one era to another. It is the audiovisual archivist’s responsibility that the messages captured are reliable, authentic, persistent and complete.”
At Europeana, we encourage cultural heritage institutions to embrace open access practices as much as possible. Allowing digital cultural heritage not only to be seen, but also to be used and shared, can make a more meaningful contribution to society, and is in line with cultural heritage institutions’ public interest mission.
Archives are invaluable in making a nation understand and appreciate her past and present, hence contributing to the overall development of the people. The ability to access and use that which define you as person, community and a nation need not be over emphasised.
UNESCO Open Talks Webinar – 29 September 2020 “Access to Information implementation and Crisis Resolution during COVID-19 Outbreak” More than six months after many of us
Nowadays most heritage institutions have made at least part of their collections accessible online as a direct result of their digitisation policies. It is therefore
Among the different initiatives included in this year’s programme for the International Archives Week, #AnArchiveIs#UneArchiveCest#UnArchivoEs has turned out to be the first social media campaign