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Europeana Strategic Plan 2011-20151 AGGREGATE2 FACILITATE3 DISTRIBUTE4 ENGAGE
Metadata related to the digitised objects produced by the cultural institutions should be widely and freely available for re-use. Key recommendations, p5
Public Sector Data - Changing Expectations Benefit for state Benefit for public The advent of the Web accelerated the body development of a collaboration culture & fostered an expectation that Stimulation of knowledge Possible data cleanup information, metadata & content should economy will generate tax for re-harvesting by be as freely available as the Internet revenue, business organisation itself opportunities & jobs via User generated or innovation added linked content may Many wider benefit arguments have been Public sector information enhance internal data advanced for public bodies to make their is an underexploited Offers free R&D & resource & governments Management Information data freely available should maximise state opportunities 2009 saw an increasing Government benefits from their initial New opportunities for commitment to the principle of opening up investment collaboration to assist Encourages diversity of internal efficiencies public data for wider re-use. The Putting the resources – no single Increased Frontline First: smarter government report supplier can create all reputation/relevance seen requires “the majority of government- services or content as inclusive community published information to be reusable, linked Taxpayers have already partner data by June 2011” paid once for data Opportunities to offer creation, why pay again? new value added services Minimal development on back of free offering required since the data is already created 20
When public data (which already has been created at publicexpense) is made openly available for re-use, everybody can benefit: Citizens get better information, companies can come up with new business opportunities and public administrations will (or anyhow should) be grateful for others to work and add value for everybody: this is win-win.
Result of long series of negotiationswith content providers & aggregators.
Main ChangesDrops “Non-commercial use only” (NC)Drops “Attribution” (BY)Drops “Share-alike” restriction (SA)Adopts a standardised licenseSimpler than previous agreementsOnly give to Europeana what you are comfortable withNo need to provide metadata for complete or all collections
The Process• Workshops on risks and rewards of open licenses – (September 2010-December 2012)• Workshops and presentations (APENET, ATHENA, EFG, EUSCREEN)• Workshop with directors of museums, libraries, archives and av on the business models of open data• Online consultation with the network between December 2010 and January 2011• Second round of consultation with whole network in May• 4 Hackathons in June (Barcelona, Poznan, London, Stockholm)• LOD pilot• Paper commissioned on the compatibility of CC0 with German jurisdiction• Dedicated website about open data and our new agreement
Europeana Linked Open Data Pilot• 9 direct providers representing• 300 libraries, museums, archives and av collections• 16 countries• 3,5 m records• Pilot went live in June• Proof that nothing bad will happen• It’s a pilot- it’s still subject to change• CC0 is cleared for this data• Check it out: Data.europeana.eu
Digital Agenda Day API HackathonsHack4Europe!• About 85 developers participated• With a majority being independent developers or representing SMEs• Creating 48 prototypes• Why: to showcase the social and commercial value of open cultural data• With 14 winners in the categories and local special awards
Winner of the Commercial Potential Award: Art4Europehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6PEz2d7OLE