Visit four simultaneous Arquivo.pt Exhibitions

If you want to know more about Arquivo.pt you can visit one of the four simultaneous exhibitions of iconic pages from Portugal’s recent history.

Have a look below to learn where you can find the exhibitions and the visiting times of each one.

 

Universidade do Minho – Gualtar Campus – Braga

  • Where: Espaço B-Lounge of Universidade do Minho Library
  • When: Until April 18. From Monday to Friday, from 8h30 to midnight. And Saturdays from 08h30 to 14h30.

Universidade do Minho – Azurém Campus – Guimarães

  • Where: Espaço B-Lounge of Universidade do Minho Library
  • When: From April 23 to May 10. From Monday to Friday, from 8h30 to midnight. And Saturdays from 08h30 to 14h30.

ISCTE – Lisboa

  • Where: ISCTE-IUL Library.
  • When: From April 16 until May 11. From 8h to 21h.

Escola Superior de Hotelaria do Estoril

  • Where: Celestino Gomes Library
  • When: Until May 15. From Monday to Friday, from 9h30 to 12h00 and from 14h30 to 17h30. And from 6 to May 18. From Monday to Friday, from 9h30 to 20h30, Saturdays from 9h30 to 13h.

NOVA – IMS – Campolide Campus

  • Where: Nova IMS Library and Main Corridor.
  • When: Until April 18. From Monday to Friday, from 10h to 18h. And April 22 to 30, from 9h to 20h.

 

If you are interested in bringing an Arquivo.pt Exhibition to your city or institution, please contact us.

 

Exposições Arquivo.pt

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Arquivo.pt Exhibition in FCT – Caparica

Next Thursday, 28th March, is the last day to visit Arquivo.pt Exhibition in FCT – Library, in Caparica.

The exhibition is open to the public all day long, from 9 am to 8 pm and shows six iconic pages from Portugal’s recent history such as the result of the 1996 Presidential Elections in Portugal, the Expo’98 page, or the first home page of the RTP television network, published in 1998.

FCT – Library is located at Caparica Campus. For further information call 212 94 78 29.

This exhibition is itinerant, so if you are interested in bringing it to your city or institution, please contact Arquivo.pt.

 

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Arquivo.pt Awards 2019 launching event

Arquivo.pt Award 2019 was officially launched during an event at the Museum of the Presidency of the Republic, in Lisbon, March 13th.

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), Manuel Heitor, and the vice-president of FCT, Helena Pereira attended the ceremony.

In his speech, Marcelo Rebelo highlighted the importance of initiatives like Arquivo.pt Awards, as well as the services offered by the portal.

Submit your work to Arquivo.pt Award 2019. The 3 best works will receive a total of 15,ooo euros in prizes

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Opening

Speech by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor

Presentation of the portal Arquivo.pt and the Arquivo.pt by Daniel Gomes, FCT

Speech by His Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic

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President of the Portuguese Republic launches Arquivo.pt Award 2019

Arquivo.pt is honoured to announce that the launching event of the Arquivo.pt Award 2019 will take place at the Museum of the Presidency of the Republic, in Lisbon, on March 13th, at 3:30 pm.

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), Manuel Heitor, and the FCT vice-president, Helena Pereira will attend the ceremony.

The event is open to all interested parties but limited to the facility capacity.

See the complete schedule below:

  • 3:30 pm – Reception
  • 4 pm – Opening (MPR)
  • 4:05 pm – Speech by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor
  • 4:15 pm – Presentation of the portal Arquivo.pt and the Arquivo.pt by Daniel Gomes, FCT
  • 4:30 pm – Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic and inauguration of “Time travel with the Presidents of the Republic” exhibit.
  • 4:45 pm – Cocktail and guided tours of the Museum and the Arquivo.pt exhibition
  • 5:30 p.m. – Closing

For more information: 213 614 660 or museu@presidencia.pt

Submit your work to Arquivo.pt Award 2019. The 3 best works will receive a total of 15,ooo euros in prizes

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Arquivo.pt in the Azores, May 2019

Jornadas Computação Científica 2019

Jornadas de Computação Científica is an annual event on scientific computing. In 2019 it will be take place between the 6 and 8 of May, at the University of the Azores in Ponta Delgada.

The event is aimed at teachers, students, researchers and service providers in Higher Education institutions.

Sessions Arquivo.pt on May 6 from 14h30 to 18h00

14h30 – The Memory of the Web: a forgotten heritage?, Daniel Gomes
15h15 – Preservation of institutional Web sites, Ricardo Basílio

16h00 – Coffee break

16h30 – Recommendations for publishing information on the Web, Daniel Bicho
17h15 – Automatic access to Arquivo.pt (APIs), Fernando Melo
17h45 – A few words from our sponsor Huawei, Henrique Oliveira

The event also includes an Azorean dinner on May 7.

Registration is free but mandatory.

Sign up!

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Arquivo.pt Calendar: Add historical dates to your own calendar

Arquivo.pt created a calendar of historical/commemorative dates. Each date is marked by an event or celebration which is connected to an Arquivo.pt (or more) web page preserved about the theme.

Everyone can quickly access specific information about historic moments for Portugal and the world. In addition, everybody can collaborate by suggesting dates and relative pages, which will enrich the search.

Just import the calendar and receive daily notifications with the events and their Arquivo.pt preserved pages.

Give it a try!

 

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New version of Arquivo.pt (Image Search release)

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Arquivo.pt has released a new version of its service on December 27, 2018, called Image Search Release.

This new version has as main novelty, a new functionality of image search in Arquivo.pt.

Image Search

The Image Search is available at https://arquivo.pt/images.jsp?l=en

At the moment it is a trial version, only available in the desktop version of Arquivo.pt.

Image search arquivo.pt - search for Angela Merkel

The functionality allows not only to find images from the past preserved by Arquivo.pt but also to find the webpage from the past that contained the founded image.

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With the Image Search, it is possible to:

  • visit the preserved page that contains the image
  • see the image
  • see details about the page and image preserved by Arquivo.pt
  • share the image on social media.

Arquivo.pt has also developed an advanced image search page for those who want to do more complex searches.

Advanced image search

The advanced search for images from Arquivo.pt is available at https://arquivo.pt/advancedImages.jsp?l=en.

Advanced image search allows you to:

  • search for terms
  • search for expressions
  • exclude certain words
  • limit search by dates
  • select the size of the images
  • select the file format of the images
  • enable / disable safe search filter
  • restrict the site where the image was found.

If you find any error Arquivo.pt, or if you have any suggestions please contact us.

More info

  • API for image search (beta)
  • Option “Report problem” available in all interfaces of Arquivo.pt
  • Fixed cross site scripting vulnerabilities
  • Added email sharing functionality on all mobile interfaces of Arquivo.pt
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Arquivo.pt and CLEOPATRA Project together in funding for PhD students

CLEOPATRA Project is announcing 15 fully-funded PhD students. Subjects include Semantic Web, natural language processing, digital humanities and social sciences, and many others.

Arquivo.pt is directly involved in three of the courses: Incentives design for hybrid multilingual information processing and analytics, in Southampton; National and transnational media coverage of European parliamentary elections, 2004-2014, London (United Kingdom); and NLP for under-resourced languages, in Zagreb, Croatia.

For more information about the courses, or for applications go to CLEOPATRA Project website.

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Videos from Arquivo.pt Seminar in Tomar

The Arquivo.pt team held a training session at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar last October

Daniel Gomes, the manager of Arquivo.pt, and Fernando Melo and Daniel Bicho, from the development and technology team, presented the seminar “Arquivo.pt: pesquise páginas do passado!” (Arquivo.pt: search pages from the past!) to students of the Institute and other people interested in learning how to use the digital archives.

Click on the links below to watch Arquivo.pt team’s presentations (in Portuguese)

Arquivo.pt training sessions are free. Contact us to schedule a visit to your institution.

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Arquivo.pt 2019 Award: Submissions are open!

Submissions for Arquivo.pt Award 2019 are officially open! The deadline is May 3, at 1 pm (Lisbon time).

The three best works will receive a total of 15 000 euros.

Individual or group works on any subject are accepted. The only requirement is that they use Arquivo.pt as their main source of information.

Here’s how to apply: arquivo.pt/award2019

Good luck!

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