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Ga strategic needfornewagreement_finnishdigitallibrary

  1. 1. Europeana Data Exchange AgreemeEmbracing an open philosophyfor sharing metadata on the webGeorgia Angelaki, EuropeanaNational Digital Library DEA seminarHelsinki, 11 November 2011
  2. 2. What is Europeana?
  3. 3. “A digital library that is a single, direct and multilingualaccess point to the European cultural heritage.” European Parliament, 27 September 2007
  4. 4. 2011 91 direct providers and aggregators more than 1500 individual institutions 20+m items
  5. 5. CC-BY-NC (like)
  6. 6. CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication
  7. 7. Why?
  8. 8. Users:Trusted source Ease of use Re-useIn my workflow
  9. 9. Cultural Institutions: Visibility Services Revenue
  10. 10. Politicians: Inclusion Education LeadershipEconomic growth
  11. 11. Market:Straightforward route to content Access to the network Premium services Brand Association
  12. 12. Europeana Strategic Plan 2011-20151 AGGREGATE2 FACILITATE3 DISTRIBUTE4 ENGAGE
  13. 13. Metadata related to the digitised objects produced by the cultural institutions should be widely and freely available for re-use. Key recommendations, p5
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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.
  16. 16. Result of long series of negotiationswith content providers & aggregators.
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. 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
  19. 19. Risks identified inthe workshops
  20. 20. Rewards identifiedin the workshops
  21. 21. Related Europeana activities
  22. 22. 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:
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. Winner of the Commercial Potential Award: Art4Europe
  25. 25. Winner of the Innovation Award: TimeMash
  26. 26. Winner of the Audience Award: TimeBook
  27. 27. uropeana-project/newagreement
  28. 28. More activities…• LOD animation• Operationalise some of the apps• Paper on the Business Models of Open Data for the Cultural Heritage Sector
  29. 29. CENL / EU screen/ Hispana adopted DEA
  30. 30. CC0 will be applied as of July 1st, 2012!
  31. 31. Kiitos!