Image sources 2018-01-23T15:29:45+00:00

Platsminnen’s image sources

Europeana Collections provides access to over 50 million digitised items – books, music, artworks and more – with sophisticated search and filter tools to help you find what you’re looking for. provides free access to material from Finnish museums, libraries and archives.

Platser is a forum for ordinary people’s memories and stories. It is an interactive map that is slowly being filled with stories, a crowd-sourced collective memory of the landscape surrounding us. On Platser you can tell your story with text, photographs, sound or film.

Stockholmskällan is a website that enables you to walk in the footsteps of your predecessors, and to see the traces of history in letters, photos, police reports, maps, film, music, paintings and tips of literature – all geo-tagged and marked out on present day as well as historical maps.

SOCH (Swedish Open Cultural Heritage) is a web service used to search and retrieve data from any organisation holding information or media relating to Swedish cultural heritage. The Swedish name for SOCH is “K-samsök”, which can be translated as “Cultural cross-search”.

Riksantikvarieämbetet is the Swedish authority for questions regarding cultural heritage. Platsminnen has been created- and continues to work together with- Riksantikvarieämbetet. Riksantikvarieämbetet manage K-samsök and Platser, both of which are image sources for Platsminnen.