The GLAMers project – Enhancing GLAMs through youth engagement during the COVID-19 crisis (2020-2022) is a EU funded project aiming to support Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs), by means of youth engagement during the COVID-19 crisis. The project partners are located all over the EU and consist of a wide and complementary range of profiles…

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Output 1 – Aiming to explore youth audience engagement in Galleries, Archives, Libraries and Museums (GLAMs) during the pandemic, an inventory of practices is underway. More than 100 practices collected are now analyzed – forthcoming publication: September 2021!

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Katerina Zourou and Elisa Pellegrini, Web2Learn, will do a presentation entitled “Digitally mediated youth engagement for GLAMs during the pandemic” at the cross-sectoral DCDC21 conference “Catalysts for change: transforming our practices, collections, and communities through times of crisis” on the 29 of June.

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Partners news

 

The Cyprus University of Technology created a video for the International Day for Monuments and Sites (18 April 2021). This year the initiative focused on the topic “Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures” and the ERA Chair Mnemosyne project provided a reflection on the future of Digital Heritage, in the form of a 20 minutes video.

Watch CUT’s video for ICOMOS IDMS2021

 

CUT created also a video for the International Museum Day (18 May 2021). The theme of this year edition was “The Future of Museums – Recover and Reimagine” and the ERA Char Mnemosyne project asked to museums what was their long term view on the role of digital technologies for conservation, management, communication and engagement, in the form of a 10 minutes video.

Watch CUT’s video for ICOMO IDM2021

Other news

The Impact of Covid-19 on Research Libraries Across Europe

LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries) sent out a survey to all research libraries across Europe during the last months of 2020 to address the overall effects COVID-19 has had on research libraries thus far. It also aimed to outline the current situation within research libraries as far as the maintaining/building of library services is concerned during Covid.
LIBER says “As we move towards a post-pandemic reconstruction of the library and scholarly information landscape, we believe that collaboration across the European library network will be fundamental.”

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