Thanks for visiting Research Information.

You're trying to access an editorial feature that is only available to logged in, registered users of Research Information. Registering is completely free, so why not sign up with us?

By registering, as well as being able to browse all content on the site without further interruption, you'll also have the option to receive our magazine (multiple times a year) and our email newsletters.

French national librarian will chair Europeana Foundation

Share this on social media:

The chief executive of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Bruno Racine, has been elected to chair the board of the Europeana Foundation, responsible for the EU’s cultural heritage showcase, Europeana.eu.

Racine takes over from Elisabeth Niggemann, director of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, who was the Foundation’s first chair from 2007. ‘I salute the remarkable work achieved by Elisabeth Niggemann in launching and consolidating Europeana,’ said Racine.