Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Introduction to the Europeana hackathon in Poznan


Published on

My introductory slides for the Poznan hackathon. Covering the hackathon roadshow, its links to the EU Digital Agenda, the Europeana API, the Europeana Linked Open Data Pilot and the kind of content we have in Europeana

Published in: Technology, Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Introduction to the Europeana hackathon in Poznan

  1. 1. Hack4Europe! Poland Twitter hashtag: #hack4europe E-mail list at: Poznan, June 7-8 David Haskiya, Product Developer
  2. 2. For innovation, for our users, for transparency, for fun. Why we’re doing it? <ul><li>To contribute to the Digital Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>To contribute to innovation! </li></ul><ul><li>To reach more users! </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate the rewards of Open! </li></ul><ul><li>To have some fun! </li></ul>
  3. 3. How we’re doing it! The resources at your disposal <ul><li>Four hackathons across Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poznan, Barcelona, London, Stockholm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Europeana Search API </li></ul><ul><ul><li>19 million + metadata records </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Europeana Linked Data Pilot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3.5 million metadata records </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Winners to be presented at EU Digital Agenda Summit The Competition <ul><li>Greatest commercial potential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What could bring in the euros? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social inclusion/Social impact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility, Transparency, Outreach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most innovative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech or Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audience award </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As voted by you, the developers </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. So where do I find the technical docs and get started? Technical Docs. <ul><li>Europeana Search API </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Europeana Linked Data Pilot </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Europeana Metadata Documentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. A very brief intro, full documentation at EuropeanaLabs About the API <ul><li>OpenSearch standard </li></ul><ul><li>Freetext search </li></ul><ul><li>Freetext index and field specific indices queryable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including semantic enrichments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spatial and time interval queries </li></ul><ul><li>RSS, JSON and ESE-XML responses </li></ul>
  7. 7. Linked Data Pilot Europeana enters the linked data cloud <ul><li>Dereferencable URIs </li></ul><ul><li>Data dumps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3.5 million records </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RDF modelled on EDM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3.5 million metadata records </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What can you find in Europeana? The Content <ul><li>19 million+ metadata records </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With links to digital objects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Books, letters, newspapers, photos, museum artefacts, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>From 1500+ data providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Libraries, Archives, Museums </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In all European languages, from all EU countries and more </li></ul>
  9. 9. What kind of information does each record hold? The records <ul><li>ESE-XML format, see the specs in the documentation! </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin Core + Europeana elements </li></ul><ul><li>Semantic enrichments: Places, Periods, Persons, Subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Links to the landing page and sometimes to the digital objects </li></ul><ul><li>Rights information for the digital objects </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thanks! Let’s get started!!! Questions? I’ll be here during the day and our developer Willem Jan is on standby in The Hague.