The National Documentation Centre will also establish a single point for searching and retrieving reliable digital cultural content. The service will initially be provided to institutions (and their digital content) being among the Beneficiaries of the 31 and 31.2 Calls of the Operational Programme “Digital Convergence”. It aims at enhancing findability and re-usability of their digitised content.
The service will allow harvesting of the institutions’ metadata and will provide direct access to digitised material. Based on metadata standards and harvesting protocols which are widely used, the service establishes interoperability with major 3rd party search engines like Europeana. End-users will have direct access to the collected quality content through a single interface. The service will: