Promoting OpenGLAM – Exchange of
Experiences and Best Practices
9 August 2014 – Wikimania, London
Open Knowledge | OpenGLA...
▶ Introducing the OpenGLAM Initiative
Joris Pekel
▶ Presenting Approaches from various countries
• The Netherlands – OpenG...
OpenGLAM initiative
▶ An initiative of Open Knowledge
▶ Supported by a network of organisations and
local initiatives work...
Release digital information about the
artefacts (metadata) into the public domain
using an appropriate legal tool such as ...
Keep digital representations
of works for which copyright has expired
(public domain works) in the
public domain by not ad...
When publishing data
make an explicit and robust statement of
your wishes and expectations with respect to
reuse and repur...
When publishing data
use open file formats which are machine-
readable.
http://openglam.org/principles/
Opportunities to engage audiences
in novel ways on the web
should be pursued.
http://openglam.org/principles/
http://openglam.org
@openGLAM
Join us!
@jpekel
The Netherlands
Maarten Brinkerink
mbrinkerink@beeldengeluid.nl
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Open Cultuur Da...
OPEN CULTURE DATA:
Opening GLAM Data Bottum-Up
Masterclass on Open Culture for
GLAMs
Maarten Brinkerink
London, August 9, ...
WHAT?
Open Cultuur Data (Open Culture Data) is a network of
cultural professionals, developers, designers, copyright
speci...
HOW? 1/2
Open Cultuur Data supports the cultural heritage sector
in the release of culture data in the following way:
• en...
HOW? 2/2
Open Cultuur Data achieves this through the following
activities:
• workshops, presentations and publications on ...
THE CLASS OF 2014
THE CONCEPT OF THE MASTERCLASS
• Front-runners and alumni teach their colleagues
• Domain experts are involved
• Based on ...
THE MASTERCLASS PROGRAMME (FIVE AFTERNOONS AND HOMEWORK)
1. Introduction, getting acquainted and case description
2. Intel...
http://www.opencultuurdata.nl/about
https://p2pu.org/en/groups/open-glam/
http://mw2013.museumsandtheweb.com/paper/
open-c...
Germany
Helene Hahn, Project Lead OpenGLAM / Open Culture
helene.hahn@okfn.org
Open Knowledge Foundation Germany
Photos:CC-BYVolkerAguerasGaeng
Photos:CC-BYVolkerAguerasGaeng
Background picture Coding Da Vinci: Public Domain / CC-0 (Helene Hahn)
Switzerland
Beat Estermann
beat.estermann@bfh.ch
OpenGLAM CH / Bern University of Applied Sciences
Working Group of the Swiss chapter of Open Knowledge
▶ Mission:
▶ Promote and facilitate the adoption of the OpenGLAM prin...
▶ Active Task Forces
▶ Outreach to smaller institutions
▶ Open Cultural Data Hackathon
▶ Planned Project(s) (funding appli...
▶ Online survey conducted among heritage institutions throughout the
world in the second half of 2014.
▶ Focusing on quest...
▶ Measure the state of advancement of OpenGLAM in the participating
countries
▶ Inform the GLAM community about the latest...
Overview of participating countries
Further countries are welcome to join!
Overview: https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/G...
▶ Join one of the national teams or set-up your own!
▶ Main tasks at the national level:
• Ensure the translation of the q...
Project «Swiss Heritage Institutions on Wikipedia»
List of
Institutions
(Progress
Tracking)
Step-by-step
Instructions
Pilo...
▶ OpenGLAM Working Group:
• http://openglam.org
• Contact: lieke.ploeger@okfn.org (Lieke Ploeger)
jpekel@gmail.com (Joris ...
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  1. 1. Promoting OpenGLAM – Exchange of Experiences and Best Practices 9 August 2014 – Wikimania, London Open Knowledge | OpenGLAM Working Group This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. National History Museum (London), Wikimedia Commons, Chiuchihmin, CC-by-sa 3.0
  2. 2. ▶ Introducing the OpenGLAM Initiative Joris Pekel ▶ Presenting Approaches from various countries • The Netherlands – OpenGLAM Master Classes Maarten Brinkerink • Germany – Cultural Data Hackathon Helene Hahn • Switzerland – «Swiss Heritage Institutions on Wikipedia» / OpenGLAM Benchmark Survey Beat Estermann ▶ Questions / Discussion Welcome!
  3. 3. OpenGLAM initiative ▶ An initiative of Open Knowledge ▶ Supported by a network of organisations and local initiatives working to open up content and data held by GLAMs which includes the likes of Europeana, the Digital Public Library of America, Creative Commons and Wikimedia ▶ A provider of expertise to GLAMs on open issues ▶ A growing network of open culture evangelists in various countries @jpekel
  4. 4. Release digital information about the artefacts (metadata) into the public domain using an appropriate legal tool such as the Creative Commons Zero Waiver. http://openglam.org/principles/
  5. 5. Keep digital representations of works for which copyright has expired (public domain works) in the public domain by not adding new rights to them. http://openglam.org/principles/
  6. 6. When publishing data make an explicit and robust statement of your wishes and expectations with respect to reuse and repurposing of the descriptions, the whole data collection, and subsets of the collection. http://openglam.org/principles/
  7. 7. When publishing data use open file formats which are machine- readable. http://openglam.org/principles/
  8. 8. Opportunities to engage audiences in novel ways on the web should be pursued. http://openglam.org/principles/
  9. 9. http://openglam.org @openGLAM Join us! @jpekel
  10. 10. The Netherlands Maarten Brinkerink mbrinkerink@beeldengeluid.nl Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision Open Cultuur Data
  11. 11. OPEN CULTURE DATA: Opening GLAM Data Bottum-Up Masterclass on Open Culture for GLAMs Maarten Brinkerink London, August 9, 2014 t: @OpenCultuurData | #opencultuurdata
  12. 12. WHAT? Open Cultuur Data (Open Culture Data) is a network of cultural professionals, developers, designers, copyright specialists and open data experts, that opens data from the cultural heritage sector and encourages the development of valuable cultural applications that started in September 2011. This makes culture accessible in new ways to a broader public. The aim of Open Cultuur Data is to anchor the cultural sector in the international open data movement.
  13. 13. HOW? 1/2 Open Cultuur Data supports the cultural heritage sector in the release of culture data in the following way: • encourage making more open culture data available • collecting and disseminating open culture data via an open digital infrastructure • collecting and sharing knowledge and experience with open culture data • encouraging the making of new applications based on open culture data
  14. 14. HOW? 2/2 Open Cultuur Data achieves this through the following activities: • workshops, presentations and publications on open culture data • support cultural institutions in opening up their datasets • masterclass open data for cultural heritage institutions • competition with special awards for applications made with open culture data
  15. 15. THE CLASS OF 2014
  16. 16. THE CONCEPT OF THE MASTERCLASS • Front-runners and alumni teach their colleagues • Domain experts are involved • Based on registration (incl. motivation and dataset) • Small fee • Reader and other material is openly available
  17. 17. THE MASTERCLASS PROGRAMME (FIVE AFTERNOONS AND HOMEWORK) 1. Introduction, getting acquainted and case description 2. Intellectual Property and Open Licenses 3. Technology, reuse and applications 4. Policy, benefits and risks 5. Lessons-learned
  18. 18. http://www.opencultuurdata.nl/about https://p2pu.org/en/groups/open-glam/ http://mw2013.museumsandtheweb.com/paper/ open-culture-data-opening-glam-data-bottom- up/ mbrinkerink@beeldengeluid.nl @mbrinkerink @OpenCultuurData #opencultuurdata THANKS! QUESTIONS?
  19. 19. Germany Helene Hahn, Project Lead OpenGLAM / Open Culture helene.hahn@okfn.org Open Knowledge Foundation Germany
  20. 20. Photos:CC-BYVolkerAguerasGaeng
  21. 21. Photos:CC-BYVolkerAguerasGaeng
  22. 22. Background picture Coding Da Vinci: Public Domain / CC-0 (Helene Hahn)
  23. 23. Switzerland Beat Estermann beat.estermann@bfh.ch OpenGLAM CH / Bern University of Applied Sciences
  24. 24. Working Group of the Swiss chapter of Open Knowledge ▶ Mission: ▶ Promote and facilitate the adoption of the OpenGLAM principles in Switzerland ▶ Members: ▶ NGOs (Open Knowledge; Wikimedia; Creative Commons) ▶ GLAMs ▶ Research and educational institutions ▶ Service providers At present: ca. 50 people subscribed to the mailing list; ca. 20-25 people participating in real-life meetings and engaging in projects. ▶ Organizational structure: ▶ Loose network of OpenGLAM related projects and task forces Swiss OpenGLAM Working Group
  25. 25. ▶ Active Task Forces ▶ Outreach to smaller institutions ▶ Open Cultural Data Hackathon ▶ Planned Project(s) (funding applications in preparation) ▶ Open Cultural Data Masterclasses ▶ Comparative case studies and evaluation of GLAM-Wiki cooperations and open data projects in the heritage sector ▶ Outreach to all Swiss heritage institutions to ask them to contribute content to Wikipedia /Wikimedia Commons ▶ Related Projects ▶ GLAM-Wiki cooperations ▶ Open Data projects in the heritage sector ▶ OpenGLAM Benchmark Survey OpenGLAM CH Task Forces / Projects
  26. 26. ▶ Online survey conducted among heritage institutions throughout the world in the second half of 2014. ▶ Focusing on questions related to digitization, exchange of metadata, open data/open content, semantic web, social media, crowdsourcing ▶ Inspired by an earlier pilot survey, carried out in Switzerland in 2012 ▶ Organized in a federative manner, which means that the organization depends on volunteers and partners in each country What is the OpenGLAM Benchmark Survey about?
  27. 27. ▶ Measure the state of advancement of OpenGLAM in the participating countries ▶ Inform the GLAM community about the latest developments in the area of OpenGLAM ▶ Identify potential partners for open data and/or crowdsourcing projects ▶ Use the study report as a communication instrument to promote OpenGLAM ▶ Use the study report as an instrument for lobbying activities in favour of OpenGLAM and the advancement of free knowledge ▶ Provide international comparisons: • Allowing each country to see where it stands compared to other countries. • Provide the international OpenGLAM community with a tool that helps it better understand the particularities of each country What do we want to achieve?
  28. 28. Overview of participating countries Further countries are welcome to join! Overview: https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/OpenGLAM_Benchmark_Survey/Participating_countries Participation status (as of 31 July 2014) Bright Green: initial commitment Yellow: awaiting confirmation Underlying graphic file: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BlankMap-World-v2.png Roke et al. (CC-by-sa)
  29. 29. ▶ Join one of the national teams or set-up your own! ▶ Main tasks at the national level: • Ensure the translation of the questionnaire into your national language(s) • Gather e-mail contacts of the heritage institutions in your country • Answer questions during the adminstration of the questionnaire ▶ Optional: • Promote the survey results in your country • Carry out country-specific analyses of the survey data • Promote OpenGLAM in your country How can you contribute?
  30. 30. Project «Swiss Heritage Institutions on Wikipedia» List of Institutions (Progress Tracking) Step-by-step Instructions Pilot study: Swiss Heritage Institutions in the Internet Era: • Door opener: umbrella organizations • List of heritage institutions
  31. 31. ▶ OpenGLAM Working Group: • http://openglam.org • Contact: lieke.ploeger@okfn.org (Lieke Ploeger) jpekel@gmail.com (Joris Pekel) ▶ OpenGLAM Benchmark Survey: • http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/OpenGLAM_Benchmark_Survey • Contact: beat.estermann@bfh.ch (Beat Estermann) Thank you for your attention!

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