Digital Open Memory

Leverage from the EU

Goal and tasks

The aim of the project Digital Open Memory is to enhance the availability and usability of digital information resources. The project produces a report on how to create a library lab, involving the users and developers of digital information resources. Based on the results, the implementation level of the project is then chosen. It also involves pilot users, which are studied intensively to gain understanding about the means and need on using information resources.


The library lab model enables the ideation, assessment and development of an integrated entity of user services, service functions and digital information resources.

Project setters

National Library



Project status



The project has been funded by the European Union Regional Development Fund and its Leverage from the EU 2014 - 2020 programme
The Regional Council of South Savo
City of Mikkeli
Mikkeli University Consortium
National Library of Finland


South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk)
University of Helsinki
Memory Campus Mikkeli
Building Library Labs