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A few metrics about Open Data in the cultural sector

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Presentation at the Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva. Here I talked about the importance of good quality metadata and open licenses in order to get institutions data to be found, and included some metrics.

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A few metrics about Open Data in the cultural sector

  1. 1. A few metrics about Open Data 16-09-2013, OKCon Geneva
  2. 2. Content  Open Metadata • Licensing • Quality  Open Content • Licensing • Case Study: The Science Museum in London  Conclusion
  3. 3. What is Europeana?
  4. 4. Europeana’s vision and mission  Europeana is a catalyst for change in the world of cultural heritage.  Our mission: The Europeana Foundation and its Network create new ways for people to engage with their cultural history, whether it’s for work, learning or pleasure.  Our vision: We believe in making cultural heritage openly accessible in a digital way, to promote the exchange of ideas and information. This helps us all to understand our cultural diversity better and contributes to a thriving knowledge economy.
  5. 5. Europe’s cultural heritage portal  29m records from 2,400 European galleries, museums, archives and libraries  Books, newspapers, journals, letters, diaries, archival papers  Paintings, maps, drawings, photographs  Music, spoken word, radio broadcasts  Film, newsreels, television  Curated exhibitions  31 languages
  6. 6. Open Metadata
  7. 7. Metadata in Europeana  Description  Open – CC0  Quality Image title
  8. 8. Metadata Quality: It’s not this…
  9. 9. Metadata Quality: It’s not this…
  10. 10. Metadata Quality: The results..
  11. 11. Metadata quality It’s this http://europeana.eu/portal/record/90402/18B27E0B0BE485841E31A57093650D3431F36444.html? start=3&query=melkmeisje+vermeer&startPage=1&rows=12
  12. 12. Metadata Quality: The results..
  13. 13. Creative Commons Zero Waiver (CC0) http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
  14. 14. Rights Labeling http://pro.europeana.eu/web/europeana-awareness/outcomes/-/document_library_display/5Qtl/view/982551
  15. 15. Open Content
  16. 16. Science museum London
  17. 17. Science museum London http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Babbage
  18. 18. Science museum London     50 Images 20.000 views Per Day (!!!) Europeana gets 50.000 hits per day http://www.flickr.com/photos/sciencemuseum/sets/72157635 363091572/with/9660575567/
  19. 19. GLAMwiki Toolset  Make batch upload to Wikimedia Commons as easy as possible  Include good metadata  Metrics  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:GLAMToolset_ project
  20. 20. Conclusion
  21. 21. Conclusion  Provide good quality metadata to get your material to be found  Openly license to make the use of it as easy as possible  Open Content can massively increase your institutions outreach – which can lead to other benefits, such as funding.
  22. 22. Get in touch! Joris Pekel Joris.pekel@kb.nl @jpekel

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