Endangered collections: risks and strategies


During the Great War, in the night of 25-26 August 1914, soldiers set the fourteenth-century University Hall and its eighteenth-century library wing of the University of Leuven (Belgium) ablaze. To commemorate the hundredth Anniversary of the Library’s destruction, the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) organized a three day international conference on the challenging topic: What do we lose when we lose a library? with the support of the Goethe-Institut Brüssel and the British Council, Brussels.  Continue reading


Open up!

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DISH2015, the conference about digital strategies for heritage, was all about empowering heritage institutions and their digital wares. What added value can digitisation bring to the physical objects? What value does it bring to society? And how do we create this value? Continue reading