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Lapsi warsaw oct_2011

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Lapsi warsaw oct_2011

  1. 1. Cultural data and content access and re-use in Europeana Georgia Angelaki, Europeana LAPSI Seminar, Warsaw 20 October 2011
  2. 2. <ul><li>Cultural heritage organisations (ie archives, libraries, museums, broadcasters, etc…) </li></ul>X
  3. 4. 140 direct providers and aggregators more than 1500 individual institutions 20+m items 2011
  4. 8. CC-BY-NC (like)
  5. 9. CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication
  6. 10. Why?
  7. 11. Users: Trusted source Ease of use Re-use In my workflow
  8. 12. Cultural Institutions: Visibility Services Revenue
  9. 13. Politicians: Inclusion Education Leadership Economic growth
  10. 14. Market: Straightforward route to content Access to the network Premium services Brand Association
  11. 16. AGGREGATE DISTRIBUTE FACILITATE ENGAGE Europeana Strategic Plan 2011-2015 1 3 2 4
  12. 18. Metadata related to the digitised objects produced by the cultural institutions should be widely and freely available for re-use . Key recommendations, p5
  13. 20. When public data (which already has been created at public expense) 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.
  14. 21. Europeana Data Exchange Agreement <ul><li>Drops “Non-commercial use only” (NC) </li></ul><ul><li>Drops “Attribution” (BY) </li></ul><ul><li>Drops “Share-alike” restriction (SA) </li></ul><ul><li>Adopts a standardised license </li></ul><ul><li>Only give to Europeana what you are comfortable with </li></ul><ul><li>No need to provide metadata for complete or all collections </li></ul><ul><li>Lives no doubt about possible re-uses of the data </li></ul>
  15. 22. Why drop NC and BY? <ul><li>Most of the metadata is factual information </li></ul><ul><li>Most has been created with taxpayers’ money and everyone should have the right to use it </li></ul><ul><li>It is very difficult to define the boundaries of NC </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution is very hard to enforce especially when a long chain of intermediaries are involved </li></ul><ul><li>New applications and uses can spring for data </li></ul><ul><li>There is much more to gain by giving up something </li></ul><ul><li>Need for a standardised license that will allow a minimum threshold for re-use </li></ul>
  16. 23. The Process <ul><li>Workshops on risks and rewards of open licenses – (September 2010-December 2012) </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops and presentations (APENET, ATHENA, EFG, EUSCREEN) </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop with directors of museums, libraries, archives and av on the business models of open data </li></ul><ul><li>Online consultation with the network between December 2010 and January 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Second round of consultation with whole network in May </li></ul><ul><li>4 Hackathons in June (Barcelona, Poznan, London, Stockholm) </li></ul><ul><li>LOD pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Paper commissioned on the compatibility of CC0 with German jurisdiction </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated website about open data and our new agreement </li></ul>
  17. 24. Risks identified in the workshops
  18. 25. Rewards identified in the workshops
  19. 27. Published 20 September 2011 Published 20 September 2011 Result of long series of negotiations with content providers & aggregators.
  20. 28. http://version1.europeana.eu/web/europeana-project/newagreement
  21. 31. <ul><li>CENL / EU screen adopt DEA </li></ul>
  22. 32. <ul><li>CC0 will be applied as of </li></ul><ul><li>July 1st, 2012! </li></ul>
  23. 33. Metadata re-use examples
  24. 34. Europeana Linked Open Data Pilot <ul><li>9 direct providers representing </li></ul><ul><li>300 libraries, museums, archives and av collections </li></ul><ul><li>16 countries </li></ul><ul><li>3,5 m records </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot went live in June </li></ul><ul><li>Proof that nothing bad will happen </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a pilot- it’s still subject to change </li></ul><ul><li>CC0 is cleared for this data </li></ul><ul><li>Check it out: Data.europeana.eu </li></ul>
  25. 36. Digital Agenda Day API Hackathons <ul><li>Hack4Europe! </li></ul><ul><li>About 85 developers participated </li></ul><ul><li>With a majority being independent developers or representing SMEs </li></ul><ul><li>Creating 48 prototypes </li></ul><ul><li>Why: to showcase the social and commercial value of open cultural data </li></ul><ul><li>With 14 winners in the categories and local special awards </li></ul>
  26. 37. Winner of the Commercial Potential Award: Art4Europe http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =C6PEz2d7OLE
  27. 38. Winner of the Innovation Award: TimeMash
  28. 39. Winner of the Audience Award: TimeBook
  29. 40. Legal standardisation- Content
  30. 46. CC labeled objects <ul><li>PD: 465,114 </li></ul><ul><li>CC-BY-NC-SA: 160,500 </li></ul><ul><li>CC-BY-NC-ND: 69,872 </li></ul><ul><li>CC-BY-NC: 60,696 </li></ul><ul><li>CC-BY: 17,036 </li></ul><ul><li>CC-BY-SA: 6,205 </li></ul><ul><li>CC-BY-NC-ND: 2,693 </li></ul><ul><li>CC-BY-ND: 4 </li></ul>
  31. 47. We need solutions! <ul><li>Address the 20th century black hole & make available in- copyright material </li></ul><ul><li>Legal security for CH organisations for preservation, digitisation- harmonisation in exceptions and limitations </li></ul><ul><li>Make rights clearance time and cost effective : develop tools, support legal framework for ECLs to enable mass digitisation </li></ul><ul><li>Orphan works directive is a good step </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders dialogue for allowing certain (re) uses of in-copyright out-of-commerce material/ cut-off dates? </li></ul><ul><li>Interoperable and/or standardised licenses that are easily interpreted by humans/ machines </li></ul><ul><li>Not all content has (only) commercial value </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easy for users to respect copyright! (also by protecting the public domain) </li></ul>
  32. 48. More activities… <ul><li>Upcoming publication on Europeana’s Licensing Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Improve rights’ labelling in the portal </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the amount of content available under open licenses and in the Public Domain </li></ul><ul><li>Raise awareness among providers for the adoption of standardised licenses </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy with the Commission for standardisation of licenses and rights’ information and for solutions with rightsholders to promote adoption of open licenses for certain uses (ie non-commercial, educational, etc) </li></ul>
  33. 49. Thank you! [email_address]

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