Europeana adopts new data exchange agreement, all metadata to be published under CC0 - Creative Commons

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31

Summary:

"Europeana — Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, and the first major adopter of the Public Domain Mark for works in the worldwide public domain — has adopted a new Data Exchange Agreement. The agreement, which data providers and aggregators will transition to by the end of 2011, authorizes Europeana to release the metadata for millions of cultural works into the public domain using the CC0 public domain dedication. All metadata for cultural works accessible via the Europeana portal, including previously-delivered metadata, will then be available for free and open re-use...."

Link:

http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/29133?utm_campaign=newsletter_1110&utm_medium=blog&utm_source=newsletter

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Tags:

oa.new oa.europeana ru.do ru.ps oa.europe oa.pd oa.libre oa.metadata

Authors:

petersuber

Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 12:25

Date published:

10/10/2011, 20:28