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EuropeanaConnect Media Annotation Prototype

This page is intended to showcase the online media annotation suite developed in work package 5 of the EuropeanaConnect project under the leadership of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in cooperation with University of Vienna and the Austrian National Library.


Screencast 1: Map Annotation

This short screencast demonstrates the map annotation prototype's free-text and semantic tagging features.

Map source: Martin Waldseemüller (14701521), Universalis Cosmographia Secundum Ptholomaei Traditionem et Americi Vespucii Alioru[m]que Lustrationes, St. Dié, 1507, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress. (Wikimedia Commons)

Screencast 2: Map Geo-Referencing & Annotation

You can find a more comprehensive screencast on map geo-referencing, annotation and semantic tagging here.

Screencast 3: Video Annotation

This screencast demonstrates the use of the video annotation prototype.


R. Simon, C. Sadilek, J. Korb, M. Baldauf and B. Haslhofer (2010) Tag Clouds and Old Maps: Annotations as Linked Spatiotemporal Data in the Cultural Heritage Domain, Workshop On Linked Spatiotemporal Data 2010, held in conjunction with the 6th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2010), September 14 - 17, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland.

B. Haslhofer, E. Momeni, M. Gay, R. Simon (2010) Augmenting Europeana Content with Linked Data Resources, 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-Semantics), September 1-3, 2010, Graz, Austria.

We Appreciate Your Feedback

The EuropeanaConnect media annotation prototype is work in progress. In case you have any feedback, suggestions, feature requests, or experience any issues - please let us know!

EuropeanaConnect is solely responsible for the content of this showcase. It does not represent the opinion of the Community and the Community is not responsible for any use that might be made of information contained on this site.

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