Since 2015, the Europeana Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI) has showcased and provided access to Europe’s cultural and scientific heritage. This is done by using Europeana’s Collections platform and by supporting cultural heritage institutions to adapt to this new digital age.
In an article posted on Europeana’s website, they explain how they use ‘smart’ technology to bring cultural heritage to life in new and exciting ways. Europeana, for example, offers users the possibility to become curators but giving them the tools to transcribe, enrich and add notes to materials on Europeana Collections. Furthermore, CrowdHeritage is an open platform which lets cultural heritage institutions share (meta)data that needs a fix or some enrichment.
Read more about Europeana’s digital efforts on their website.