A virtual visit to Luxembourg

We would have loved to hold the IIPC General Assembly and the Web Archiving Conference at the National Library of Luxembourg  (BnL) and welcome everyone to our new building as well as the Luxembourg-City. However, it is more important to stay safe and we hope that the online events provide an opportunity for a wide audience to learn more about web archiving and our community.

You may not be able to join us in person but you can virtually explore Luxembourg! During this virtual event, we would like to invite you to explore the BnL's online resources, learn more about Luxembourg and the partners of the Luxembourg Web Archive.

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COLLECTIONS

All collections of the Luxembourg library network are available through

A-Z.lu

OPEN DATA

Access to open datasets, APIs and tools via the BnL's open data platform

Data.BnL.lu

WEB ARCHIVE

Preserving the Luxembourg web for future generations

Webarchive.lu
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10 FACTS
ABOUT
LUXEMBOURG

More like 10 Fact Sheets about the Grand Duchy

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Throughout its history, Luxembourg has reinvented itself several times, evolving from an agricultural country first of all to an industrial state and later to a strong financial centre. These days, yet another transformation is underway, backed by an economic diversification programme that places particular emphasis on innovative technologies.

EMOXIES

Put some Luxembourg flavour on your tweets and texts

EMOXIES

THE COUNTRY WHERE EVERYONE FEELS AT HOME

Luxembourg’s reliability and dynamism go hand in hand with its spirit of openness. The country is welcoming towards people from different origins and cultures and displays open-mindedness to new and innovative ideas. This openness is a key component of the country’s economic develop-ment and the Luxembourg model of society.

PLAN TO VISIT?

Don't forget to stop by the National Library

VISIT LUXEMBOURG

Emoxies and how to pronounce the table names

We used emoxies (Luxembroug emojis) for the floor plan in our conference platform so when you join the events, you will see the Luxembourg-themed "tables". There is a story behind every name and every symbol. Discover the different aspects of cultural, historical and culinary life in Luxembourg, alongside the pronunciation in Luxembourgish.

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Red Lion
Roude Léiw

[ˈʀəʊdəˈlɜɪf]
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Red Bridge
Rout Bréck

[ʀəʊtˈbʀek]
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Golden Lady
Gëlle Fra

[ˈɡələˈfʀaː]
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Melusina
Melusina

[məluˈziːnaː]
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MUDAM
MUDAM

[ˈmuːdɑm]
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Grand Ducal Palace
Palais grand-ducal

[pɑˈlɛːɡʀɑ̃ːdyˈkɑl]
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Philharmonie
Philharmonie

[filhɑʀmoːˈniː]
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Renert
Renert

[ˈʀeːnɐt]
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Diekirch Donkey
Dikrecher Iesel

[ˈdikʀəɕɐˈiəzəl]
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Maus Ketti
Maus Ketti

[mæːʊs kˈæti]

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Tram
Tram

[tʀɑm]
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Grand Duke
Grand-Duc

[ɡʀɑ̃ːˈdyk]
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Three Acorns
Dräi Eechelen

[dʀæːɪˈeːɕələn]
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Cancoillotte
Kachkéis

[kɑχˈkɜɪs]
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Péckvillchen
Péckvillchen

[ˈpekfilɕən]
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Riesling Pie
Rieslingspaschtéit

[ʀiːsliŋspɑʃˈtɜɪt]

Our sponsors and partners

We would also like to highlight the Luxembourg institutions that are supporting the 2021 Web Archiving Conference and whose work is indispensable to the functioning of the Luxembourg Web Archive.

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The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is the main funder of research activities in Luxembourg. The FNR invests public funds and private donations into research projects in various branches of science and the humanities, with an emphasis on selected core strategic areas. Furthermore, The FNR supports and coordinate activities to strengthen the link between science and society and to raise awareness for research. They also advise the Luxembourg government on research policy and strategy.

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The Restena Foundation helps to bring together telecommunication infrastructure for research and education in Luxembourg. It provides interconnection, network and security services for a nationwide user community in the sectors of education and research, as well as culture, health and administration. The Restena Foundation also co-ordinates internet resources at the national level. It manages the .lu domain name registration infrastructure and most of the technical operations of the LU-CIX internet traffic exchange platform.

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Digital Luxembourg is both a uniting force behind Luxembourg’s digitalization movement & its biggest ally. Inclusive, multidisciplinary & fluid, They are a collaborative government initiative overseen by a dedicated team at the Ministry of State’s Department of Media, Telecommunications & Digital Policy (SMC).
Digital Luxembourg strengthen s Luxembourg’s digitalization via three key missions: enable new projects, support existing initiatives & inform the nation of LU’s digital efforts.

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The Centre des technologies de l'information de l'État (CTIE)  is the administrative body responsible for IT services for Luxembourg’s government, ministries and public administrations and acts as a central player in the eGovernement. Its services cover all areas of IT including network and communication infrastructure, hosting, private cloud (IaaS), platforms (PaaS), generic and customised software solutions (SaaS), as well as related services such as secure document generation, individualised mass printing, etc. The CTIE also manages office automation and telephony for ministries and administrations, and is responsible for implementing and enforcing the state's IT infrastructure security policies.