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eCommons3: first impressions

01 November 2012 On 11 and 12 October, the third edition of Economies of the Commons themed Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives took place, exceeding the previous editions in scope and numbers. The large-scale digitization project Images for the Future had a central place in eCommons3, with a full track about “the challenge of large numbers” and several reflections on the achievements and (un)met challenges throughout the conference.
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Economies of the Commons 3 – Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives

11 October 2012 Economies of the Commons 3: Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives will be the biggest ‘eCommons’ yet with two streams of extraordinary keynotes, presentations, hands-on workshops and plenty of networking. The conference will look at two themes: The challenge of large numbers: Digitization and restoration of film, A/V and photography and The future of archives: The Economies of Sharing & Re-Imagining the Archive.
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How much has been digitised up to now?

13 July 2011 At the moment, 60% of the planned amount of film material has been digitised, 86% of the planned amount of video, 57% of the planned amount of audio and 88% of the planned amount of photographs.
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Les 2.0 wins IPON Award 2011

14 April 2011 Les 2.0 (www.les20.nl) is a digital learning resource that lets schools and heritage institutions jointly develop digital learning materials to supplement or replace existing teaching methods. In the process, the makers of Les 2.0 rely on the expertise of teachers, the educational staff of museums and archives, and educational theorists.
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Open Images: looking back on 2010

03 March 2011 How did Open Images contribute to an open collection of audiovisual material and stimulate the reuse of it in 2010?
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Wikipedia 10 years old: Party in the AHM

15 January 2011 On Saturday 15 January we will celebrate Wikipedia's birthday in the Amsterdam Historical Museum. The AHM will donate its digitalised collection to Wikipedia by way of a birthday present.