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Europeana

Exploring Europeana in Czech, Irish, Slovak and Slovenian

Europeana Collections can now be navigated in 4 more languages: Czech, Irish, Slovak and Slovenian. This means that Europeana Collections can now be navigated in 27 languages – each of the 24 official languages of the EU as well as Catalan, Norwegian and Russian. To mark this, we’ve taken a look at some snapshots of collections to […]

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News

Improving search across languages

By David Haskiya, Europeana’s Product Development Manager At Europeana.eu, we have content described in about 30-40 languages – all the languages of Europe and then some! This poses a huge challenge in developing our search function, as the user’s search keywords must match the words in an item’s description to get a ´hit´. If it […]

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Behind the scenes

Winner Update & Virtual Exhibition in Russian

Photo: Csaba Attila Kontar, winner in the Art Nouveau category of the Wiki Loves Monuments photo contest – with his prizes from Europeana . You can view the winning image in the Wiki Loves Art Nouveau virtual exhibition. Wiki Loves Art Nouveau launched in December of last year as our first crowd-sourced virtual exhibition, featuring 50 […]

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Behind the scenes

Multilinguality

As you might expect, the Europeana office is a very international environment  where you can find Dutch, English, French, German, Danish, Russian, Bulgarian, Canadian, American, Austrian, Australian, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Greek, Kyrgyzstani, Swedish and Italian workers. The majority of Europeana employees can speak at least two languages, many can speak 3, and a few of […]

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