04 December 2015
Periodically I like to revisit websites discussed a few years ago to give an update. It’s time to revisit Europeana. Back in 2012 I introduced this website (along with another) via Discover Europe -- Online!
First off you, I suggest you access Europeana and play around. It's kind of a hard website to adequately describe.
The main page is designed as a portal to provide you access to certain features and sub-sites. For example, you can check out its blog and Pinterest and sign up for its newsletter.
There is also other content which is less visible such as the Newspaper Collection. Dick Eastman recently reported that The Europeana Newspapers Project Now Has 20+ Million Newspaper Pages Available Online.
For a fun way of keeping up with Europeana, I personally like the Facebook feed – there is about 1 post a day of some element of historical context. As far as determining the available content, I think your best bet is the “Our Projects” page. And, you might want to start out by watching the video on the About Us page.
What caught your eye as you explored?
What did you find most genealogically valuable?
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