Monday, November 24, 2008

Popular site Europeana crashed - will reopen mid-December

On November 20th when Europe's digital library, museum and archive Europeana was launched, its server crashed due to a huge use of its server with 10 million hits an hour (!). They are promising that they will reopen the site in a more robust version and for now you can only see the project development site. The site will bring you digitised books, films, paintings, newspapers, sounds and archives from Europe's greatest collections. Worth to check it out again once they'll get back on-line, which should be mid-December.

For now, a taste of what's on the real Europeana site:

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