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Cracking digital archival research and metadata: Archives Portal Europe

Arnold, Kerstin; Barbot, Laure; Fischer, Frank; Illmayer, Klaus; Van der Eycken, Johan;
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  • Published: 19 Nov 2020
Abstract
Archives Portal Europe (APE) aggregates archival material from and about Europe, currently providing access to archival descriptions from more than 1,100 institutions of more than 30 countries in a single research point. It is currently the largest aggregator of its kind in the archives domain, and it aims to connect all archival collections related to the history of European countries, from the large state archives to local and private archives. The portal allows to conduct research with an unprecedented outlook based on cross-country archival comparisons and multilingual search. Thanks to this new tool, the functions indicated by Unsworth as “scholarly primiti...
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free text keywords: Metadata, Archives Portal Europe, Digital archives, Digital Humanities, SSHOC project, Parthenos project, Open Data, Aggregation, Interoperability, Discoverability
Communities
DARIAH EU
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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