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Dutch related Institutes





The following institutes have been selected not only on the relevance of the institute itself, but also on the extent, quality and relevance of their (online) collection:


Academia Beeld en Geluid Online acces to streaming content from the archives of the Dutch Institute for Images and Sound: films, television programs, audiofiles


Beeld en Geluid Provides acces to over 700.000 hours of Dutch radio and television shows, from 1950 to the present (also in English)


EYE Film Instituut Nederland Large collection of film, music, posters, photo’s and leading persons in these industries (also in English)


Geheugen van Nederland Collection of images and text fragments from private collections of Dutch cultural institutes (also in English)


Miramedia Kennisbank Mira Media has published extensively on media gathered in a multicultural society: research reports and policy documents to fact sheets and reports of meetings (also in English)


National Archive Online is the archive of over 1000 years of Dutch history, including maps, photo’s, drawings etcetera.


Nederlands Persmuseum – The Press museum is a national archive for the Dutch media/journalism heritage. The collection includes newspapers, magazines, commercial press, political drawings, photo’s etcetera.


Virtueel Platform - feiten en cijfers (facts & figures) Virtual Platform stimulates and strengthens cultural innovation in the Netherlands by sharing knowledge about e-culture and increasing its visibility and scope (partly in English)


Dutch Centre for International Cultural Activities (SICA) -  SICA creates a platform for opinion forming on international cultural policy. It also provides information and advice on funding possibilities, networks, regions and visas for all artistic disciplines (also in English)


Kenniscentrum Digitaal Erfgoed The Dutch knowledge center for digital heritage maintains a knowledge base on digital heritage to promote relevant ICT standards and share information on basic and best practices (partly in English)


Netherlands Institute for Social Research The Netherlands Institute for Social Research / SCP is a government agency which conducts research into the social aspects of all areas of government policy (also in English)


Commissariaat voor de media / Dutch Media Authority The Dutch Media Authority, called "Commissariaat voor de Media", upholds the rules which are formulated in the Dutch Media Act as well as in the regulations based on this act for example the Media Decree (also in English)


Netherlands Press Fund - Publications The Netherlands Press Fund provides funding for print and digital media . Publications include press releases, research, publications and press related policy (partly in English)