About ECHO (FAQs)

ECHO – Cultural Heritage Online is an open access infrastructure for a future web of culture and science.
ECHO was developed by the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, supported by numerous research and cooperation partners.
ECHO is an infrastructure from scholars for scholars.

The ECHO infrastructure provides

  • access to numerous digital collections of primary sources for the Humanities
  • sources in research adequate quality from a growing network of content providers worldwide
  • an electronic working environment for browsing, searching, analysing and annotating the sources
  • workflows, services and guidelines for digitization, analysis and publication of sources.

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For further questions, please contact: library[at]mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de