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Re: Exposing and Linking Cultural Heritage data Community Group Launched

From: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:58:25 +0000
Message-ID: <CAGxZet+d48r+fBxx5g_bQ4i4e5cxy0RmD=oG6yvYTHPJxxPBFg@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-council@w3.org, Christophe Gueret <christophe.gueret@dans.knaw.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>
yay!

On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 2:49 PM <public-council@w3.org> wrote:

> 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.
>
> --------------------
> 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.
> --------------------
>
> Thank you,
>
> W3C Community Development Team
>
Received on Thursday, 4 June 2015 12:59:09 UTC

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