National programme for digitisation and enhancement of cultural content
The digitization of cultural content is one of the main conditions for the implementation of a departmental digital strategy resolutely focused on usages, the dissemination of culture to the greatest number, the development of digital education and the emergence of new online services.
National Digitization and Valorization Programme (PNV)
The “National Program for the Digitization and Enhancement of Cultural Content” (PNV) succeeds the “National Program for the Digitization of Cultural Heritage and Creation” (PNN) launched in 1996. It allows to re-orient and renew the modalities of intervention of the Ministry of Culture in digitization.
Thus, as a continuation of the strengthening of the means devoted to the policies of cultural democratization and arts and cultural education, the Ministry of Culture reaffirms its support for the digitisation of resources that meet the objectives of the dissemination of cultural content: this programme is resolutely oriented towards uses, with the aim of disseminating cultural content to as many people as possible, the development of digital education and the emergence of new online services and uses.
This program promotes a territorial anchorage adapted to the geographical and organizational context of the new regions; the drac are pilots of the territorial ministerial policy of digitization, and endowed with a dedicated budget.
Collaboration with local and regional authorities is one of the foundations of the implementation of the programme at local level, in order to ensure the complementarity and coherence of public action.
Projects eligible for the NPV are:
- digitization of cultural content,
- actions enabling the provision and dissemination of cultural content.
The selection procedures are ensured by each DRAC in their territory. For more information and to find out about the calendar and contacts in each region, see the approach presentation page:
In order to support and support the cultural actors in this approach, the Ministry of Culture has brought together many expertise to publish several guides of good practice in:
- Guide ouverture et réutilisation des informations publiques numériques du secteur culturel pdf - 482 Ko
- Guide de bonnes pratiques en matière de propriété littéraire et artistique pdf - 310 Ko