[open-heritage] Open data from Culture Grid?

titti cimmino ticimmino at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 09:46:31 UTC 2010

Hi Jonathan,

2010/7/15 Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org>

> On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 6:28 PM, Nick Poole <nick at collectionstrust.org.uk>
> wrote:
> > Would you consider something of a 3-way between Culture Grid/OKF and
> Europeana?
> Definitely. We've had a fair bit of contact with Europeana (in
> particular the legal/licensing WP). The work on public domain charter
> puts them a good position to promote the benefits of open data for
> cultural heritage organisations:
> http://version1.europeana.eu/web/europeana-project/public-domain-charter-en

> Perhaps we could develop a brief background document (e.g. explaining
> benefits in this domain) + basic set of principles (e.g. based on
> opendefinition.org). We did this with our Working Group on Open Data
> in Science, and won an award for it! ;-)
>  http://pantonprinciples.org/
>  http://www.arl.org/sparc/innovator/panton.shtml
> If there is interest in this perhaps we could start hacking on a first
> draft?

yes, we could.

Heritage Principles are a firts step toward the re-use of open data for
cultural heritage organizations, in my opinion.

> (Alexandra: agreed these should be truly inclusive of different
> cultural heritage organisations -- perhaps we should use some good
> examples to illustrate this...)
> All the best,

thank you.


Titti Cimmino
tc at titticimmino.com
ticimmino at gmail.com
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