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Exposing and Linking Cultural Heritage data Community Group Launched

From: <public-council@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:49:05 +0000
To: "Christophe Gueret" <christophe.gueret@dans.knaw.nl>,"Rinke Hoekstra" <hoekstra@uva.nl>,"Richard Zijdeman" <richard.zijdeman@iisg.nl>,"Victor de Boer" <v.de.boer@vu.nl>,"Mo McRoberts" <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>,"Olivier Thereaux" <Olivier.Thereaux@bbc.co.uk>,Cc: public-council@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1Z0Ua1-0006zP-8a@deneb.w3.org>
With your support, the Exposing and Linking Cultural Heritage data Community Group has been launched:
  http://www.w3.org/community/linkedculture/

This group was originally proposed on 2015-06-04
by Christophe Gueret. The following people supported its
creation: 
      Christophe Gueret
      Rinke Hoekstra
      Richard Zijdeman
      Victor de Boer
      Mo McRoberts
      Olivier Thereaux
  
To join the group, please use:
 http://www.w3.org/community/linkedculture/join

Please note that supporting a group is different from joining
a group. Supporters must also enroll if they wish to participate.

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The wealth of data about cultural heritage collections held within
archives world-wide is of great interest for humanities research and
education activities. Yet this data is too often hard to find, created
in isolated silos and poorly documented. Large projects such as RES
(https://bbcarchdev.github.io/res/) , HuNI (https://huni.net.au),
Europeana (http://www.europeana.eu) and CLARIAH (http://www.clariah.nl/)
express a clear need for making that data easier to find, link and
consume. The mission of this community group is to discuss which
standards are needed to facilitate this process. The aim is to produce
recommendations for cultural heritage data exposure using the work of
RES, HuNI, Europeana and CLARIAH as a starting point.
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Thank you,

W3C Community Development Team
Received on Thursday, 4 June 2015 12:49:19 UTC

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