Fields of activities:
|» History of Arts |
» Visual arts
» Cultural Heritage
|» Virtual Museums |
» Computer sciences
» Information sciences
Brief description of your activity focus
The purpose of Photoconsortium is the promotion and enhancement of the culture of photography and the photographic heritage.
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
PHOTOCONSORTIUM represents a centre of expertise and knowledge on digitization, aggregation of content to
Europeana and other portals, metadata standards, indexing, cataloguing and controlled vocabularies, best practices
for the management of digital archives, and much more. This expertise and knowledge is the core to generate
activities, provide services, organise training programs and seminars and participate in new research.
PHOTOCONSORTIUM represents a network of the most important photo-archives in Europe. It has members in all
corners of Europe, and can give access to highly valuable photographic heritage from countries ranging from Eastern
to Western, and Southern to Northern Europe.