Useful links
European Commision Directorate-General for Education and Culture
i2010: Digital Libraries Initiative
Conference of European National Librarians
Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER)
Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL)
TEI: Text Encoding Initiative
UNESCO - Memory of the World
The European Library
EDL Foundation
National Digital Library of China
Lower Silesian Digital Library
Podlaska Digital Library
The Library of Cracow University of Technology

Links to other projects

EDLNet (Europeana)

  • eContent+, 1.3 M€, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, MLA, 2008-2010
  • Europeana is being developed by the Thematic Network originally called EDLnet (the European digital library network). Some 90 partners have been invited to participate in the network.

EDLocal (EuropeanaLocal)

  • eContent+, 4,3M€, Sogn og Fjordane County Municipality, 2008-2010
  • EuropeanaLocal is a Best Practice Network project, funded under the eContentplus programme of the European Commission, which started on 1 June 2008.
  • It is designed to involve and help local and regional libraries, museums, archives and audio-visual archives make the enormous amount of content that they hold available through Europeana (the European Digital Library) and deliver new services.

APENET: Internet Gateway for Documents and Archives in Europe

ATHENA: Access to cultural heritage networks across Europe

EFG: The European Film Gateway

Arrow: Accessible Registries of Rights Information and Orphan Works towards the EDL

  • eContent+, 2,55M€ Associazione Italiana Editori

MICHAEL+: Multilingual Inventory of Cultural Heritage in Europe

  • eTEN, Ministry of Culture of Italy, 10 M€, 2006-2008
  • MICHAEL feeds the European Digital Library with easily integrated material based on a common datamodel, multilingual vocabularies and harvestable through an OAI repository
  • MICHAEL Culture association is part of the EDLnet project and is a founding member of the EDL Foundation