[OpenGLAM] Europeana releases its first free app for iPad

todd.d.robbins at gmail.com todd.d.robbins at gmail.com
Tue Jun 4 16:18:07 UTC 2013


This is brilliant! I have a few ideas of how to implement the Muse platform
locally (Salt Lake City, Utah) and am glad for the source. Thank you so
much for your teams efforts!

On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 6:17 AM, Milena Popova <Milena.Popova at kb.nl> wrote:

> ** **
> Dear Colleague,
> Europeana has just launched its first free iPad app. ‘Europeana Open
> Culture’ introduces the public to hand-picked and beautiful collections
> from some of Europe’s top institutions, and allows people to explore, share
> and comment on them. Designed by Glimworm IT during a Europeana hackathon,
> the app provides an easy introduction to **Europe**’s glorious cultural
> treasury through five specially curated themes: Maps and Plans, Treasures
> of Art, Treasures of the Past, Treasures of Nature, and Images of the Past.
> ****
> The 350,000 images available through the app are either in the public
> domain or are openly licensed which means they can be used for any
> purpose, like in a school project or a thesis, or in a presentation to your
> local history society, or on blogs, Wikipedia, or even commercially. What’s
> more, the app is built on the Muse open source platform<http://muse-opensource.org/>developed by Glimworm IT. The code behind the app is available on GitHub
> repository <https://github.com/europeana/openculture/wiki> and others can
> experiment with it and develop it as they choose (for instance, to create
> an Android version).****
> Download the app from iTunes<http://itunes.apple.com/nl/app/europeana/id646414251>and let use know about your comments or any further code developments at
> api at europeana.eu.****
> Kind regards,****
> ** **
> ***Milena Popova****
> *Senior Marketing Specialist
> Phone: +31 (0)70 31 40 972
> Email: Milena.Popova at kb.nl
> Skype: milena.popova****
> Europeana makes Europe’s culture available for all, across borders and
> generations and for creative re-use – follow how at #AllezCulture<http://bit.ly/17mnbL7>
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Tod Robbins
Digital Collections Librarian, MLIS
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