EUROPEANA COLLECTIONS is a large digital object portal providing access to over 54 million digital items.
Sponsored by the European Union, the comprehensive website features cultural heritage materials from across Europe. Items include artwork, books, videos, and sounds. Users can search the collection or browse resources by color, source, topic, or person. Collections and Exhibitions provides users with organized access to thematic topics related to key people, events, time periods, and themes.
The website blog features items and collection of interest. Tags and categories can be used to easily explore these digital items.
Librarians will find this resource valuable for students studying topics related to Europe culture and history. Students will need to be reminded that many of the primary source materials are not available in English. However, some materials include transcripts.
To visit the website, go to http://www.europeana.eu/portal/en.