The objective of the Arquivo.pt Prizes 2018 is to foster innovative research or application of historical resources preserved from the Web, through the search and access services made publicly available by Arquivo.pt.
The submissions must clearly demonstrate the usefulness and unique nature of Arquivo.pt for the proposed work, as well as the impact of the work in the society or the community which it targets.
All communications must be done using the Portuguese language.
A careful consultation of the following references is essential for the submission of works:
- Regulation of the Arquivo.pt Prizes
- Notice about the Arquivo.pt Prizes 2018
- Technical requirements of the Video
- Document template for the description document (.docx , Google doc)
Values of the Prizes
- 1st place: 10 000 €
- 2nd place: 3 000 €
- 3rd place: 2 000 €
- May 4, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Lisbon time)
The submitted works can focus on any subject, as long as Arquivo.pt is used as source of information.
Who can apply?
The competition is open to anyone, individually or in groups.
How to apply?
Submissions must be done through an online application form and include:
Publication and dissemination of works
The submitted works may be published without benefits for the candidates but always guaranteeing the reference to the author (Creative Commons Attribution By-Law).
- Alexandra Lourenço, Information Science
- José Pacheco Pereira, History
- Mário J. Silva, Computer Science
- Rute Sousa Vasco, Journalism
- Vasco Trigo, Communication Science
- Technical quality of the application (clarity, presentation, structure)
- Originality and innovation
- Maturity of the work
- Social impact (application and social usefulness)
- Scientific impact (application and scientific usefulness)
- Relevance of the use of Arquivo.pt
The Jury may require face-to-face presentations of the submitted works in Lisbon, Portugal.
The expected date for the results announcement is July 2018, but it will depend on the number of submissions received.
Submissions must be filling one of the following forms :
- Form with files upload of Description document and Video
- Requires a Google account
- Alternative form with reference to URLs of the Description document and Video files
- Does not require a Google account
- Requires files to be available through the Internet
Useful references for the development of works
- Examples of research projects developed using Arquivo.pt
- Automatic access to Arquivo.pt (Application Programming Interfaces)
- FCCN Studio available to the national academic community
- Video of the official announcement of the Arquivo.pt Prizes 2018
- Publications about Arquivo.pt
- Regulation of the Arquivo.pt Prizes, Regulation no. 65/2018, Diário da República no. 18/2018, Series II of 2018-01-25