„Der Vergangenheit eine Zukunft – Kulturelles Erbe in der digitalen Welt“: Die erste Publikation der Deutschen Digitalen Bibliothek

‘A Future for the Past – Cultural Heritage in a Digital World’: The first publication by the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

‘Technology transforms our world. In the last twenty years we have seen how all-pervasive digital technologies and their interlinking on the World Wide Web have brought about enormous...

Die Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek präsentiert auf der Leipziger Buchmesse

The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek presents at the Leipzig Book Fair

Germany’s second largest book fair will be held in Leipzig from 12th to 15th March 2015. Attracting approx. 2,000 exhibitors from over 40 countries, the Fair is a meeting place not only...

Karikaturen in der Deutschen Digitalen Bibliothek

Caricatures in the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

Since time immemorial caricatures have come in a variety of guises and served a wide range of purposes as the pictorial means for conveying satire. This month we focus on the...

Coding da Vinci 2015 – Der Kultur-Hackathon benötigt Unterstützung

Coding da Vinci 2015 – The Culture Hackathon needs support

What’s the best way to bring together independent developers and designers with cultural institutions and provide them with a platform for communication so that they can discuss ways in...

Neue Sammlungen: Das Tierstimmenarchiv des Museums für Naturkunde, Berlin

New collections: the Animal Voices Archive of the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin

The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek now contains over 12,000 audio recordings from the Animal Voices Archive of the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. The archive is one of the oldest and...

Wir sind die DDB: Das Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

We are the DDB: The Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

The ‘Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science’ is a research museum within the Leibniz Association. It ranks internationally as one of the most...

Wir sind die DDB: Das Stadtarchiv Speyer

We are the DDB: The city archive of Speyer

As the main documentation centre devoted to the cultural heritage of Speyer, the city archive is not only a source of information for posterity, in particular future researchers; it is...

Meinungsfreiheit – der Kern unserer gemeinsamen kulturellen Identität

Freedom of expression – the heart of our shared cultural identity

It has been almost a month since the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris. In commemoration of the events we would like to publish Europeana's reaction also here: